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Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
INP-Industrial and Applied Psychology

INP 3004 Industrial Psychology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Application of psychological principles to problems of employee selection, placement, merit rating, job analysis, management training and other factors related to productivity. May not be taken for credit by students having credit for MAN 3360.

INP 4224 Psychology of Workforce Diversity . . . . . 3(F)
Addresses the experience of work as it varies with the gender and ethnic background of workers in the United States. Other bases of diversity (e.g., disability) may also be addressed. Topics include work-related stereotypes and attitudes; discrimination and harassment; career choice, occupational segregation, and employment patterns; group differences related to fair testing and employment practices; the relationship of workforce diversity to processes such as supervision, leadership, mentoring, and power; law and public policy related to diversity and work. Lecture, discussion, and participative learning methods are used. Three hours of psychology or sociology are required prior to taking this course

INP 5131 Legal Issues in Industrial/Organizational Psychology . . . . . 3(F)
Exposes students to laws, guidelines, and court cases (e.g., ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Sexual Harassment, Civil Rights Acts) important to human resource functions in organizations, with particular emphasis on employment testing for selection.

INP 6216 Personnel Selection and Appraisal . . . . . 3(S)
Current issues and techniques in selection, placement and appraisal, job analysis, criterion development; the validation process, assessment centers and EEO issues.

INP 6255 Methods in Personnel Psychology . . . . . 2(S)
Prerequisite: INP 6216.
Experience in the construction and/or use of various instruments or procedures in personnel psychology. Examples may include personnel selection or performance appraisal devices; job analysis or job evaluations; calculation of reliability, validity or cut off scores or needs assessments for training. Permission is required.

INP 6325 Training and Development . . . . . 3(F)
Examines both the theory and practice of Training and Development in organizations. Provides students with a working knowledge of the industrial psychology model of training the adult learner (i.e., assessing training needs, developing training programs, delivering training programs, and evaluating the success of training interventions). Also explores theories of learning and motivation and post-training strategies for enhancing the success of a training program.

INP 6397 Management and Organizational Behavior . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Appreciation and understanding of the field of organizational behavior and its application in managing human and other resources. Also emphasizes understanding individual behavior (motivation, self-awareness, leadership, etc.), and group dynamics (decision-making, group development and work) plus conflict, climate, learning styles, power, stress, process/content, human rights and quality. Utilizes experiential learning methodologies and other appropriate designs. Not available to students having credit for MAN 6156. Prerequisite applies to MBA students only.

INP 6944 Practicum in Industrial Psychology . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Primarily for education in traditional industrial areas. Involves placement in an industrial setting. 6-8 hours per week of field experience for every hour of credit. Must be an industrial-organizational program student and permission is required.