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B.A. in Psychology

Business Psychology Minor

  • Online
  • Full-Time, Part-Time
  • 4 Years Full-Time

Students enrolled in The Chicago School’s B.A. in Psychology, Business Psychology Minor online program will build a foundation in the principles of providing solutions to maximize organizational performance. Guided by practitioner faculty, students will explore topics such as organization development, workplace motivation and satisfaction, and human resource development and management. In addition to being qualified to pursue […]

Students enrolled in The Chicago School’s B.A. in Psychology, Business Psychology Minor online program will build a foundation in the principles of providing solutions to maximize organizational performance. Guided by practitioner faculty, students will explore topics such as organization development, workplace motivation and satisfaction, and human resource development and management.

In addition to being qualified to pursue a graduate degree, Business Psychology graduates of this program can utilize the skills that they have learned in a variety of business-centered professions, including the areas of:

  • Global organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Government

B.A. in Psychology, Business Psychology Minor Online Student Experience

Through the convenience of The Chicago School’s online programs, your life remains intact. Our online Global Student Dashboard is where you will find all of the components to successfully complete your program. There, you’ll find your coursework and assignments, interact with fellow students, and are ask questions from your instructor.

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Organizational Development

This course will provide the students with a detailed understanding of the basic theories and techniques of organizational design and development. Students will focus on practical information regarding the design, management and control of organizational development programs in business, as well as public and social services organizations. Topics will include organizational design and theory, and issues involving such concepts such as “the learning organization,” and appreciative inquiry design and implementation.

Workplace Motivation and Satisfaction

This course is an in-depth and critical review of current research regarding theories of leadership, job satisfaction, and motivation. In this course, using motivation as a principal concept, students will examine how group dynamics and personal, environmental, social, and cultural factors influence organizational behaviors. This course incorporates team-based exercises intended to review and solve performance-related problems presented in case studies.

Models of Leadership and Leadership Development

In this course students will consider the various principles they use or expect to use when leading others that contribute to positive organizational change and development. Students will study classical and current psychologically based leadership theories and models of leadership development, and change management. The course will explore such issues as leadership development, organizations, and the processes by which people affect change in a variety of professional roles and situations.

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Students applying to the B.A. in Psychology program must submit the following:

  • Application
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Official High School Transcripts: Applicants must provide proof of the qualifying conferral – high school graduation (or the equivalent) or proof of an earned Associate degree. Proof of qualifying conferral must be provided in one of the following ways:
    • Official transcript from a CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) recognized and accredited high school showing an earned high school diploma and date of graduation
    • Official Associate degree transcript from a regionally-accredited institution showing degree earned and date conferred
    • Official college transcript from a regionally-accredited institution that contains the high school name and date of graduation
    • Official NACES evaluation of an international diploma that contains the high school name and date of graduation
    • High school equivalency completed through home schooling as defined by state law
    • Official General Educational Development (GED) document
    • Official Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) document
    • Official High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) document
    • Official documentation showing a passing score on a state-authorized exam that the state recognizes as equivalent to high school graduation
    • Letter showing the date of graduation written on high school letterhead and signed by a high school administrator with an academic title
    • Form DD214 showing the high school name and date of graduation, if listed.
  • Official College/University Transcripts
    • Official transcripts from all institutions from which transfer credit is sought. The Chicago School’s B.A. in Psychology program has specific requirements regarding transfer credits; please refer to our Transfer Credit Policy for more information.

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