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Certificate in Workplace and Organizational Science

The Undergraduate Certificate in Workplace and Organizational Science is an interdisciplinary program providing training in areas of industrial-organizational psychology, management and organizational behavior, and related areas that focus on human behavior in organizations. Students must successfully complete a total of 18 hours of coursework, and no more than 6 of these hours may be in the student's major.

Requirements
  1. Completion of the enrollment form.
  2. Completion of 18 hours with a GPA of 2.0 or better. Courses must fulfill  A, B, and C below.

A. Required courses (6 hours). Must take both.
  • Management 3600/ Sociology 3600 - Management & Organizational Behavior
  • Psychology 3318/Management 3623 - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

B. Breadth of Study (At least 9 hours)
  • Air Science 2001 - The Air Force Way
  • Communication 2231 - Communication in the Organization
  • Communication 2232 - Effective Communication in the Organization: Tools for Leadership
  • Military Science 1101 - Introduction to Leadership I
  • Military Science 2201 - Innovative Team Leadership
  • Military and Veterans Studies 2100 - Veterans in America
  • Management 3611 - Advanced Management and Organization Behavior
  • Management 3621 - Human Resource Management
  • Management 3622 - Industrial Labor Relations
  • Management 3624 - Employee Training and Development
  • Management 3625 - Leadership in Organization
  • Psychology 2222 - Group Processes in Organizations
  • Psychology 3316 - Fundamentals of Leadership
  • Psychology 3320 - Personnel Assessment
  • Psychology 4321 - The Dark Side  of Organizational Behavior
  • Psychology 4365 - Psychological Testing and Assessment
  • Political Science 4060 - Theory of Decisions and Games
  • Sociology 3260 - Social Interactions in Small Groups
  • Sociology 4336 - Sociology of Organizations
  • Sociology 4354 - Sociology of Business and Work Settings

C. Cultural Competency (At least 3 hours)
  • Communication 3332 - Intercultural Communication
  • Communication 3337 - Male/Female Communication
  • Management 3680/International Business 3680 - International Management
  • Psychology 3820 - Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Psychology 4250 - Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination
  • Sociology 3241 - Globalization and Social Change

For questions, please contact Jhanae White at whitejha@umsl.edu.
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