Minor in Organizational Sciences

 

A student speaking in Professor Miller's class.

 

The Minor in Organizational Sciences is anchored in a human-centered system philosophy of organizations. The curriculum incorporates a variety of social sciences as well as departmental specialties in I-O psychology, communication, leadership, strategy, human resource management and organizational behavior. Students learn to apply theories, concepts and tools to address problems and improve an organization’s effectiveness.

 


Course Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses.

Required
ORSC 1109Introduction to Organizational Sciences
Electives
Five courses (15 credits) from the following:
ORSC 2046Global Organizations
ORSC 2116Leading Change
ORSC 2123Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
ORSC 2143Leadership and Performance
ORSC 2544Industrial/Organizational Psychology
ORSC 2560Group Dynamics
ORSC 3141Strategy in Organizations
ORSC 3159Extreme Decisions
ORSC 3165Organizational Network Analysis
ORSC 3190Special Topics
COMM 3170Organizational Communication
COMM 3171Professional Communication
COMM 3173Communication in a Mediated World