Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Industrial and Organizational Psychology — ABM

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Curriculum for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

The Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program (ABM) offers outstanding students in the Department of Psychological Sciences an opportunity to earn both the bachelor's and the master's degrees in less time and at less cost than usual. The ABM program allows these exceptional psychology students to count up to nine hours toward both the bachelor's and master's degrees. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology undergraduate major can lead to a Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in the ABM track. Please see the Department of Psychological Sciences website for additional information.

Below is a chart of all the approved courses that can be taken in the ABM program and what course that replaces at the undergraduate level.

PSYC 7700Foundations in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Replaces PSYC Elective)3
PSYC 7720Personnel Selection (Replaces General Elective)3
PSYC 7730Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Replaces General Elective)3

Junior and Senior Year for Students in ABM Program - Psychology

Courses marked with an asterisk are those that can be substituted by graduate level courses by students enrolled in the ABM program to meet nine undergraduate hours during their junior and senior year and nine graduate hours to be used toward their graduate degree.

Core Humanities3Core Fine Arts3
*Group A and B Psychology Electives6*Group A and B Psychology Electives6
COMM 1000 Public Speaking3*Group C Psychology Electives6
*Group C Psychology Electives9*Electives10
*Electives3UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0

Accelerated Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

First Year
PSYC 6690 Advanced Analytics for Social and Behavioral Sciences3PSYC 7710 Training and Development in Organizations3PSYC 7910 Practicum in Applied Psychology3
Graduate PSYC Electives6PSYC 7750 Ethics and Professional Issues in Industrial/Organizational Psychology3 
 Graduate PSYC Electives3 
 9 9 3
Total Hours: 21