Psychology: Organizational Psychology, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Organizational Psychology Concentration


department website: http://www.psychology.illinois.edu/undergrad/

department faculty: Psychology Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


advising: Psychology Advising

email: psych-advising@illinois.edu


Organizational psychology is the application of techniques of assessment, prediction, and intervention to areas of human resources in organizations, including, but not limited to, standard personnel selection and training, attitude assessments and interventions, and program evaluations.

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Organizational Psychology Concentration


Please see your academic advisor. A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours).


General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 32-36 hours of Psychology courses.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level in the major must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.


Select one introductory course from the following:4
Intro Psych
Intro Experimental Psych
Statistics course:3-5
Intro to Statistics (or equivalent)
Select two foundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Behavioral Neuroscience
Images of Mind
Cognitive Psych
Perception & Sensory Processes
Learning and Memory
Select two foundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Social Psych
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Psych of Personality
Concentration core course:3
Industrial Org Psych
Select two concentration research methods courses:8
Social Psych Methods Lab
Social Psych in Society Lab
Personality Lab
Measurement & Test Develop Lab
Select 2 elective courses from any of the following:6
Organizational Psych
Personnel Psych
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology (taught by faculty members in the Organizational Psychology program area)
Adv Current Topics in Psych (taught by faculty members in the Organizational Psychology program area)
Total Hours36