Improve the Workplace with a Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology
Have you always wanted to improve the lives of others? An exciting degree option for you may be our Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology. A program like this will allow you to work with companies to improve the workplace and employee satisfaction. The field of industrial organizational psychology is a unique and exciting way to make a difference in the lives of others. You could go on to a career in human resources, or you could work as a consultant to companies.
Your purpose will be to understand the psychological undercurrents that are impacting morale, employee satisfaction and productivity, and management. So why wait any longer? Start working towards your career today. This industry needs people like you who are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others. We’re going to help you get there with our industrial organizational psychology degree.
Why Choose Liberty’s Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology Degree?
At Liberty, we care about offering you the best. That’s why we have made sure your professors are professionals, your curriculum is challenging and enriching, and you’re getting the experience you need to be successful in your field. We are a teaching university. This means that the professors in the classroom teaching you every week care about your academic journey and will mentor, guide, and support you while you’re studying with us.
Plus, our professors have degrees and real-life experience in their field. You’re truly learning from the best! Another great opportunity in our industrial organizational psychology degree is the required internship. This will give you the experience you need to be successful in your career or in a graduate school program. You could intern with a school, church, company, or even in Washington D.C.
What Will You Learn in Our Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology Degree?
We want you to be well-prepared for the career or graduate school you choose after completing your degree with us. That’s why we’ve curated a curriculum that will provide all the foundational and specialized knowledge you need to succeed in your field. You need a strong base of knowledge in psychology to excel in the industrial organizational field. Some of the courses you’ll study include personality, research, behavioral modification, multicultural counseling, statistics, and psychological foundations of learning.
Additionally, your industrial organizational courses are going to prepare you for this special field. These courses include:
- Consumer Psychology
- Experimental Design in Research
- Group Dynamics
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- Organizational Behavior I
View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information on what you’ll be studying!
PSYC 312 – Social Psychology
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- How the presence of other people affects an individual’s behavior
- How an individual forms opinions and attitudes about others
- Interpersonal attraction, accuracy of eye-witness testimony, impact of television on aggression, and more
PSYC 341 – Psychology of Personality
In this course, you will study the major historical and contemporary theories of the origin and development of personality, emphasizing the role of the dynamics of personality.
PSYC 365 – Psychological Foundations of Learning
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- A study of human learning, including an examination of conditioning, behavioral modeling, cognitive development, and high level thought processes
- Models of behaviorism
- Social learning, cognitive development, memory, and motivation
- Attribution theories
PSYC 420 – Psychology and Christianity
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- The relationship between Christian theology and the science of psychology
- Philosophical foundations
- The major models of conceptualizing the relationship between the two disciplines
Highlights of Our Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology Degree
- Christ-centered courses that give you the cutting edge in research and counseling techniques
- Multiple areas of study to help you specialize in the career you want to pursue
- Faculty-student mentoring in research projects with the potential of presentation publication of your research as an undergraduate student
- Multiple psychology events and internship opportunities are available to give you real work and training experience
- Academic trips available to Ecuador, New York, and Poland
- Our psychology club—Club Psych—allows you to interact with professors and peers in the field
Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology Degree Information
Career Opportunities for Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology Graduates
- Counselor/Psychologist with a Private Practice
- Human Resources Counselor
- Occupational Psychologist
- Residential Treatment Counselor/Psychologist
- Substance Abuse Counselor
- Treatment Center Counselor/Psychologist
- Workplace Improvement Consultant
Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees
Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:
- Admission application
- Official high school transcripts
- Official college transcripts (if applicable)
- SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission through Fall 2022 acceptance)
- Admission essay
*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.