Organizational Psychology

Overview

  • organizational psychology photoThe Bachelor of Science in Organizational Psychology (BSOP) degree applies psychological principles to organizations and businesses to bring about optimal effectiveness.
  • Graduates with this degree often serve in human resources, marketing, training, employee development, and organizational development.
  • Students who graduate with this degree may qualify for certification from the Society for Human Resource Management upon passing their exam and obtaining the required experience. Students will also be prepared with foundational knowledge and the fulfillment of prerequisite qualifications to continue education at the graduate level.

Concentrations

  • The human resources concentration works to help improve employee performance, motivation, and company morale. HR workers are often with a person at crisis moments and life transitions. They advise and train leadership to develop positive, motivating work atmospheres. This degree is excellent for those who love to work with people, want to create positive change, and enjoy the field of business.
  • The analytics concentration uses research, assessment, and data to increase effectiveness in a variety of areas. This skill set is also one that can be used to help with church planting, growth, and success by using predictive analytics for informed decision making.
  • Both concentrations include 18 hours of graduate credit!

For a comprehensive list regarding program goals and objectives, see the catalog.

 

Organizational Psychology Course Sampling
Introduction to Psychology
Organizational Behavior
Conflict & Communication
Ethical and Legal Issues
Organizational Leadership
International Business