Bachelor - Psychology: Organizational Behavior

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Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior program focuses on the application of psychology in the workplace. Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior program at Colorado Technical University is an online program designed to offer you a solid foundation in psychology and an understanding of human behavior, dynamics, and motivation within organizations. You can study organizational psychology, managerial psychology, social psychology, and personality theories. Coursework examines emotion and motivation in the workplace, methods for inspiring creativity, negotiation strategies, and the positive impact servant leadership has on worker performance. You'll have the opportunity to develop communication skills, learn methods for facilitating organizational change, and explore strategies for addressing issues of abnormal behavior, such as panic attacks, dissociative disorders, schizophrenia, and depression, in the workplace. Other topics addressed include corporate training, human resource development, organizational consulting, lifespan development, learning and cognition, the impact mass media has on human behavior, and biological and physiological roots of human behavior. The program also introduces you to methods of psychological and social science research, statistical analysis, and psychological testing and assessment.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you're thinking of applying to the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior program, you should be interested in developing an understanding of human behavior. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior is 180-credit program. It consists of 52 general education credits, 100 psychology credits, and 28 organizational behavior concentration credits.

Psychology Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
BHVS 205Managerial Psychology
BHVS 215Motivation and Emotion
BHVS 315Interpersonal Communications and Dynamics
BHVS 316Psychology and Mass Media
BHVS 320Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data
BHVS 400Psychology of Creativity and Ingenuity
BHVS 410Positivist Psychology and Leadership
HUMN 400Psychological Aspects of Cinema
PSYC 125Historical Perspectives on Modern Psychology
PSYC 205Psychology in the Workplace (Pro-Seminar)
PSYC 260Human Development
PSYC 310Organizational Psychology
PSYC 315Biological Foundations of Behavior: The Brain
PSYC 320Theories of Personality
PSYC 337Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace
PSYC 350Human Sexuality
PSYC 355Learning & Cognition
PSYC 360Psychological Test and Measurement
PSYC 405Psychology of Health, Well-Being and the Environment
PSYC 446Applied Psychology Capstone
PSYC 499Change and Emerging Trends in Psychology
RES 305Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
RES 310Applied Research Methods in Psychology
SOCL 350Social Psychology
UNIV 301Careers in Psychology

Organizational Behavior Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
OB 450Orientation to the Organizational Behavior Profession
OB 455Consulting Skills
OB 460Creating Change in Individuals and Organizations
OB 465Adult Learning: Corporate Training and Development
OB 470Developing Human Resources
OB 475Advanced OD Skills: Organization Interventions
OB 480Capstone in Organizational Behavior

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The understanding of human behavior and motivation you can develop in the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior program can help you prepare for a variety of careers helping businesses reach their organizational goals through effective assessment, development, and management of human capital. As a graduate of the program, you could have the skills needed to pursue positions such as:

  • Organizational consultant
  • Human resource manager
  • Corporate trainer
  • Recruiter

Advanced Degrees

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Behavior program can lay the ground work for graduate studies. After you complete the program, you may wish to prepare for more challenging career options and focus your area of expertise by pursuing a master's degree. There are many related master's degrees available, including:

  • Master of Science in Organizational Psychology
  • Master of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Organizational Leadership

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.