Psychology (B.S.) - Industrial/Organizational Psychology - Resident

Psychology (B.S.) - Industrial/Organizational Psychology - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours40-43

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 and EVAN 101 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 and THEO 202 waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BIOL 102Principles of Human Biology 13
PSYC 101General Psychology 13
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology 13
PSYC 354Statistics for the Social Sciences 13
Total Hours12

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
PSYC 255Introduction to Research3
PSYC 310Cognitive Psychology3
PSYC 312Social Psychology3
PSYC 320Behavior Modification3
PSYC 341Psychology of Personality3
PSYC 351Multicultural Counseling and Research Issues3
PSYC 355Statistics in Psychology3
PSYC 365Psychological Foundations of Learning3
PSYC 380Physiological Psychology3
PSYC 420Psychology and Christianity3
PSYC 421Psychological Measurement3
PSYC 430Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 499Internship3
Total Hours39
BUSI 240Organizational Behavior and Management3
PSYC 315Applied Psychology3
PSYC 316Industrial and Organizational Psychology3
PSYC 405Group Dynamics3
PSYC 440Experimental Design in Research: Application and Construction3
Total Hours15
Free Electives
Choose 7-16 credit hours of Free Electives7-16
Total Hours7-16

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major 
  • 25% Of major and cognate taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
MATH Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective (PSYC 101 or PSYC 210) 1 3
Second Semester
PSYC 101
General Psychology
or Developmental Psychology
Communications Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Technology Competency 2 0-3
Elective 3
Second Year
First Semester
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
RSCH 201 Research 3
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Natural Science Elective (BIOL 102) 1 3
PSYC 255 Introduction to Research 3
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
PSYC 312 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 320 Behavior Modification 3
Third Year
First Semester
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
PSYC 310 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSYC 341 Psychology of Personality 3
PSYC 351 Multicultural Counseling and Research Issues 3
PSYC 354 Statistics for the Social Sciences 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
BUSI 240 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
PSYC 355 Statistics in Psychology 3
PSYC 420 Psychology and Christianity 3
PSYC 430 Abnormal Psychology 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
PSYC 315 Applied Psychology 3
PSYC 316 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
PSYC 380 Physiological Psychology 3
PSYC 421 Psychological Measurement 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
PSYC 365 Psychological Foundations of Learning 3
PSYC 405 Group Dynamics 3
PSYC 440 Experimental Design in Research: Application and Construction 3
PSYC 499 Internship 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to for more information.

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