PSYC 344

Personnel and Industrial Psychology

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective February 7, 2000 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course focuses on principles and techniques of personnel and industrial psychology and applications of scientific psychology to business and industrial settings. Topics include: psychology as a science and professional practice issues; employee selection, psychological testing, performance appraisal, and training and development; leadership in organizations; motivation, job satisfaction and job involvement; organizational structure; work conditions, engineering psychology, employee safety and health, and work stress; and consumer psychology. This course is appropriate for general management, business administration and psychology students in addition to human resource management professionals. Overlap: HRM 330 Personnel and Industrial Psychology.

Prerequisites

Special information

Overlap: HRM 330 Personnel and Industrial Psychology, has the same content as PSYC 344, therefore you cannot receive credit for both courses.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Knows the basic principles and techniques in the study of personnel and industrial psychology, including: psychology as a science and professional practice issues; human resource development; organizational psychology; the workplace; engineering psychology; and consumer psychology

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Spring 2019

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50 Personnel and Industrial Psychology Rydell, Su Books Course details

Summer 2019

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50 Personnel and Industrial Psychology Rydell, Su Books Course details

Fall 2019

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50 Personnel and Industrial Psychology Rydell, Su Books Course details

Spring 2020

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50 Personnel and Industrial Psychology Rydell, Su Books Course details

Summer 2020

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50 Personnel and Industrial Psychology Staff Books Course details