Course Schedule

The following courses provide the student with knowledge in all of the tested areas:

PSYC 381 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
PSYC 382/582 Human Resource Management 3
PSYC 403/603 Management of Employee Reward Systems 3
PSYC 485/685 Recruitment and Selection of Human Resources 3
TRHRD 360/560 Training Systems in Business and Industry 3
ECON 421 Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations 2
RC 381/581 Occupational Safety/Loss Control 2-3

Total Credits
19-20

This course set leads to a certificate only. If you’re interested in applying these credits toward a Bachelor's, Master’s or Education Specialist degree, please visit UW-Stout Degree Programs.

PSYC 382/582 3 crs
Human Resource Management

Organization and coordination of personnel practices and methods. Consideration given to communication, employment, orientation and training, working conditions, supervision, performance evaluation, collective bargaining, salary administration, health and recreation of a diverse workforce employed in domestic and international settings.
Schedule: January 22 - May 15 (Spring 2013) or
Schedule: September 5 - October 23 (Fall 2013) or
Schedule: January 27 - May 16 (Spring 2014)

PSYC 485/685 3 crs
Recruitment and Selection of Human Resources

In-depth examination of the processes involved in the design and implementation of procedures for selecting employees; the impact these procedures have on the organization; and recruitment, job analysis, testing methods, legal issues, selection strategies, career development. Prerequisites: take PSYC-382.
Schedule:
June 9 - July 16 (Summer 2014)

ECON 421 2 crs
Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations

Principles of industrial and organizational psychology with emphases on assessment of individual differences in cognitive, physical and interpersonal abilities as they relate to measurement of work performance, employee selection, training and development methods, and development of organizational methods for improved motivation, job satisfaction, leadership and organizational effectiveness. Prerequisites: take PSYC-110.
Schedule:
TBD

PSYC 381 3crs
Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Principles of industrial and organizational psychology with emphases on assessment of individual differences in cognitive, physical and interpersonal abilities as they relate to measurement of work performance, employee selection, training and development methods, and development of organizational methods for improved motivation, job satisfaction, leadership and organizational effectiveness. Prerequisites: take PSYC-110.
Schedule:
January 22 - March 11 (Spring 2013) or
Schedule: September 5 - December 20 (Fall 2013) or
Schedule: January 27 - March 14 (Spring 2014)

TRHRD 360/560 3 crs
Training Systems in Business and Industry

Types and purpose of training as related to business and industry. Training analysis, content, delivery systems, evaluation and justification for training. Designed for non-education majors.
Schedule: October 26 - December 13 (Fall 2013)

PSYC 403/603 3 crs
Management of Employee Reward Systems

Review of issues in the reward and compensation of employees and of systematic methods for the determination of employee wages, incentives and benefits. Psychological theories of motivation, external equity, job analysis, identifying compensable factors used in job evaluation, comparable worth and performance appraisal, individual salary determination. Prerequisites: take PSYC-382.
Schedule:
July 8 - August 4 (Summer 2013) or
Schedule: July 7 - August 3 (Summer 2014)

RC 381/581 2-3 crs
Occupational Safety/Loss Control

Overview of occupational accident prevention programs: techniques of measurement, cost of accidents, locating and identifying accident sources, and problems of selecting corrective action. Junior level or higher.
Schedule:
March 12 - May 15 (Spring 2013) or
Schedule: March 24 - May 9 (Spring 2014)