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COURSE NUMBER: PSYC205
COURSE TITLE:Industrial Psychology
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
IAI CODE(S): PSY 906
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:135
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Reviews psychological principles as they relate to management application. Such topics as behavioral causation, attitudes, frustration, morale, supervisory leadership, organizational training, motivation, fatigue, accidents, and absenteeism receive in-depth exploration.

PREREQUISITES:
PSYC100 with a grade of C or better. Place into ENGL101.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of the origins of Industrial Psychology and what Industrial Psychologists do in writing
  • demonstrate an understanding of how the science of human behavior is used to select, develop, and manage employees in writing
  • demonstrate the ability to develop an understanding of how theory and research are applied to work settings and work culture and demonstrate this in writing
  • demonstrate how to think and write critically about Industrial Psychology theory, research, and application using online journal articles

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
Introduction And Background

Each Topic Below will be assigned for a week, unless otherwise designated, in a 16 week course.
  • Techniques, Tools, and Tactics
  • Research Methods
  • The Development of Human Resources
  • Employee Selection Principles and Tech
  • Psychological Testing
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Training and Development
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Leadership (2 Weeks, and practical project.)
  • Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Involvement
  • The Organization of the Organization
  • Working Conditions
  • Safety, Violence, and Health in the Workplace
  • Stress in the Workplace
  • Engineering Psychology

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Edition 6 Ronald E. Riggio. Routledge. ISBN: 9781317351191

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
3 quizzes at 100 per quiz   300 possible points
Group Research Presentation Project 100 possible points
I/0 Interview Paper 50 possible points
Weekly Assignments 75 possible points
Class Participation 75 possible points
Final Exam 100 possible points

Total 700 possible points

A = 90% of 700 = 630
B = 80% of 700 = 560
C = 70% of 700 = 490
D = 65% of 700 = 455


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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2018

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