Workplace Psychology

In this concentration, you’ll explore industrial and organizational psychology, in which professionals apply psychology principles to the workplace. The Workplace Psychology concentration prepares you to address 21st-century workplace challenges, from basic performance analysis to leadership principles to legal and ethical matters.

Degree Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)
    • Core courses (35 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
    • Psychology elective courses (10 cr.)
    • Elective courses (65 cr.)

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

First Term Course

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HMNT 1001 Course Living and Learning in a Technological World Credits (6 cr.)

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 1001 Course Introduction to Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2000 Course Psychology Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2001 Course Cross-Cultural Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2009 Course Theories of Personality Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3002 Course Introduction to Basic Statistics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3003 Course Methods in Psychological Inquiry Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 4010 Course Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

Concentration Courses

In addition to the three required courses, choose two additional courses from the other four described below.

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code BUSI 1002 Course Introduction to Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2004 Course Motivation and Emotion Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3009 Course Psychology of Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2100 Course Workplace Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MGMT 4401 Course Management and Organizational Behavior Credits (5 cr.)

Psychology Elective Courses

Choose two of the four courses listed below or any two 3000-level or 4000-level courses from the other BS in Psychology concentrations.

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 3005 Course Racial and Ethnic Identities Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3006 Course Psychology of Gender Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3007 Course Influence and Persuasion Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 4006 Course Global Perspectives in Psychology Credits (5 cr.)

Elective Courses

Choose 13 courses from general education, BS in Psychology, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least four credits must be at the 3000–4000 level. Your elective credits should total 65 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements. Note on minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

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