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Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Certificate in the Psychology of Business

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements PSYBUSACRT

Requirements

The certificate requires at least 24 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Core.
    1. Social Psychology. One (1) course:
      • PSY-P 304 Social Psychology and Individual Differences
      • PSY-P 335 Cognitive Psychology
    2. Psychology in the Business Environment. One (1) course:
      • PSY-P 452 Psychology in the Business Environment
  2. Advanced.
    1. 300–399 Level Psychology Course. One (1) course:
      • PSY-P 319 Psychology of Personality
      • PSY-P 323 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • PSY-P 336 Psychological Tests and Individual Differences
      • PSY-P 350 Human Factors/Ergonomics
      • PSY-P 351 Psychobiology, Self, and Society
      • PSY-P 357 Topics in Psychology (Approved topics: "HOW TECHNOLOGY CHANGES YOUR BRAIN" (TPC 3); "INTRO DATA ANALYSIS FOR PSYCH AND BRAIN SCIENCES" (TPC 7); "SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LAW" (TPC 2); "THINKING LIKE MACHINES" (TPC 4))
      • PSY-P 366 Consumer Psychology
      • PSY-P 386 Social Neuroscience
    2. 400–499 Level Psychology Course. One (1) course:
      • PSY-P 446 Group Processes
      • PSY-P 447 Social Influence Processes
      • PSY-P 448 Social Judgment and Person Perception
      • PSY-P 449 Social Psychology of Public Opinion
      • PSY-P 453 Decision-making and the Brain
      • PSY-P 455 The Role of Psychology in Legal Doctrine
      • PSY-P 457 Topics in Psychology (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • PSY-P 460 The Psychology of Gender
      • PSY-P 466 Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology
      • PSY-P 478 Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination
      • PSY-P 484 The Science of Moral Judgment
    3. Advanced Courses Outside of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Two (2) courses:
      • COGS-Q 101 Introduction to Cognitive Science
      • COGS-Q 260 Programming for the Cognitive and Information Sciences
      • COGS-Q 350 Mathematics and Logic for the Cognitive and Information Sciences
      • COGS-Q 351 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Computer Simulation
      • COGS-Q 370 Experiments and Models in Cognition
      • MSCH-A 301 Media and Consumer Behavior
      • MSCH-A 315 Advertising and Consumer Culture
      • MSCH-C 209 Introduction to Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communication
      • MSCH-C 226 Visual Communication
      • MSCH-J 423 Public Opinion
      • MSCH-M 326 Network Design
      • MSCH-S 315 Media Processes and Effects
      • MSCH-S 348 Audience Analysis
      • SOAD-D 375
      • SOAD-M 350 Omnichannel Innovation
      • SOC-S 210 Economic Sociology
      • SOC-S 302 Organizations in Society
      • SOC-S 315 Work in the New Economy
      • SOC-S 338 Sociology of Gender
      • BUS-C 104
      • BUS-C 106 BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS-HONORS
      • BUS-C 204 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
      • BUS-D 312 BUILDING MANAGERIAL CROSS CULTURAL COMPETENCIES
      • BUS-F 419 BEHAVIORAL FINANCE
      • One of the following:
        • BUS-G 300 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS AND STRATEGY
        • BUS-G 304 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
      • BUS-G 303 GAME THEORY FOR BUSINESS STRATEGY
      • BUS-J 306 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
      • BUS-K 303 TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS
      • BUS-K 304 TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS - HONORS
      • BUS-K 353 BUSINESS ANALYTICS & MODELING
      • BUS-L 312 THE ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF BUSINESS
      • BUS-L 333 NEGOTIATION, RESOLVING CONFLICT AND LEADING CHANGE
      • BUS-M 300 INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING
      • BUS-M 303 MARKETING RESEARCH
      • BUS-M 311 INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING COMMUNICATION
      • BUS-M 312 RETAIL MARKETING MANAGEMENT
      • BUS-M 330 CONSULTATIVE SELLING
      • BUS-M 344 CREATIVITY AND COMMUNICATION
      • BUS-M 346 ANALYSIS OF MARKETING DATA
      • BUS-M 360 SALES FOR SOCIAL IMPACT
      • BUS-M 370 I-CORE - MARKETING COMPONENT
      • BUS-M 405 CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
      • BUS-M 432 DIGITAL MARKETING
      • BUS-S 326 WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS
      • BUS-W 430 ORGANIZATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN
      • BUS-X 333 MANAGING BUSINESS FUNCTIONS
      • BUS-Z 302 MANAGING AND BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS
      • BUS-Z 340 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCES
      • BUS-Z 370 I-CORE - LEADERSHIP COMPONENT
      • BUS-Z 404 EFFECTIVE NEGOTIATIONS
      • BUS-Z 447 LEADERSHIP, TEAMWORK AND DIVERSITY
      • ILS-Z 341 INFORMATION VISUALIZATION
      • INFO-I 101 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS
      • INFO-I 123 DATA FLUENCY
      • INFO-I 202 SOCIAL INFORMATICS
      • INFO-I 222 THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
      • INFO-I 300 HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING
      • INFO-I 303 ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATICS
      • INFO-I 356 GLOBALIZATION, WHERE WE FIT IN
      • INFO-I 370 METHODS FOR HCC
      • INFO-I 422 DATA VISUALIZATION
      • INFO-I 423 BIG DATA APPLS & ANALYTICS
      • INFO-I 436 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION
      • INFO-I 437 DESIGN STRATEGY
      • INFO-I 440 HUMAN ROBOT INTERACTION
      • INFO-I 441 INTERACTION DESIGN PRACTICE
      • SPEA-A 354 ARTS MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS
      • SPEA-V 236 MANAGING AND LEADING ORGANIZATIONS
      • SPEA-V 241 MANAGEMENT FOUNDATIONS AND APPROACHES
      • SPEA-V 326 COMMUNICATION FOR GOVERNMENT AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
      • SPEA-V 326 COMMUNICATION FOR GOVERNMENT AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
      • SPEA-V 362
      • SPEA-V 373 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
      • SPEA-V 379 PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
      • SPEA-V 389 RISK AND HAZARD MITIGATION
      • SPEA-V 432 LABOR RELATIONS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
      • SPEA-V 435
      • SPEA-V 443
      • SPEA-V 473 MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP, AND POLICY
      • SPEA-V 476 COMPENSATION STRATEGY AND SYSTEMS
      • SPEA-V 477 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      • SPEA-V 478 EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
      • SPEA-V 479 EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
  3. Applied Learning. Six (6) credit hours:
    • ASCS-X 373 Internship: Theory into Practice
    • PSY-P 404 Computer and Statistical Models in Psychology
    • PSY-P 421 Laboratory in Social Psychology
    • PSY-P 424 Laboratory in Sensation and Perception
    • PSY-P 433 Laboratory in Neuroimaging Methods
    • PSY-P 435 Laboratory in Human Learning and Cognition
    • PSY-P 457 Topics in Psychology (approved topics: "Network Science in the Cognitive and Psychological Sciences"; "Research and Application of Sleep and Circadian Science")
    • PSY-P 472 Laboratory in Brain Electrical Activity
    • PSY-P 499 Honors Thesis Research
    • PSY-X 397 Supervised Research I
    • PSY-X 398 Supervised Research II
    • PSY-X 476 Practicum in Psychology (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • PSY-X 497 Supervised Research III
    • PSY-X 498 Capstone Supervised Research
  4. Certificate GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Certificate GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the certificate—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Certificate Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the certificate.
    3. Certificate Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    4. Certificate Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Certificate Area Courses
  • Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

    • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
    • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Minor in Psychology (PSYMIN)

Exceptions to and substitutions for certificate requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.