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Online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

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Start supporting healthy and productive work environments with LSUA’s Online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology degree, offered through LSU Online. This 100% online program explores the behavior of individuals in business and organizational settings, through a robust curriculum that combines interdisciplinary studies, psychology methods, and business processes. Students of the program will focus on the many business functions that benefit from a psychological perspective such as motivating talent, developing leadership skills, and accessing departments to improve its overall effectiveness. Graduates are equipped for a wide range of careers including marketing, management, human resources, and sales, as well as the option to pursue a graduate program.

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

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Job Outlook

The industry’s demand for industrial/organizational psychologists is expected to grow 8% from 2018 to 2028 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

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The Online BS in Psychology ranked #15 in the 2020 Most Affordable Online Programs by OnlineU.org.

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Dedicated Support

Receive world-class customer service through a personal concierge from application to graduation.

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Convenience

Complete the degree 100% online and on your time while balancing work, family, and other responsibilities.


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Cost

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Psychology program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits. LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify. Learn more.

Total credit hours: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $291

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for final program cost.

Course Listings

General Education Courses

  • ENGL 1001: English Composition | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 1002: English Composition II | Credit Hours: 3
  • Gen Ed Fine Arts (Fine Arts, Music, Theater) | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Communication Studies | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education History | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Humanities | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Mathematics | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra | Credit Hours: 3
  • Biology and Physical Science | Credit Hours: 9
  • General Education Social Science | Credit Hours: 3

Major Requirements

  • PSYC 2000: Introduction to Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3001: Cultural Diversity | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3800: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4900: Senior Seminar in Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2525: Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3017: Research Methodology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4017: Advanced Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2070: Developmental Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4082: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • KINS 3660: Stress Management OR KINS 1600: Personal and Community Health | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3081: Personality Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4020: Tests and Measurement | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 4050: The Psychology of Work: Industrial & Organizational Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 3200: Principles of Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 3320: Human Resource Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 4620: Human Behavior in Organizations | Credit Hours: 3

Electives

  • ENGL 3002: Technical Writing | Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Electives | Credit Hours: 6
  • Natural Science Electives | Credit Hours: 2
  • Free electives | Credit Hours: 22 hours
Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshmen must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at time of high school graduation AND
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course AND
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0 AND
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher OR
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0

Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher OR
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 OR
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 OR
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution
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