Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies in Organizational Psychology and Business

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog. This program requires three concentrations in lieu of a major and a minor. The three concentrations required for this degree are Management, Communication, and Leadership/Philosophy.

Requirements

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with Life & Physical Science course1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad
Select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language graduation requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country.6
Concentrations
Communication
COMM 1311Fundamentals of Comm3
COMM 3320Teamwork and Communication3
COMM 3322Public Relations3
COMM 3329Fundamentals of Advertising3
COMM 4325Organizational Communication3
Psychology
PSYC 2314Lifespan Growth&Development3
PSYC 2317Basic Stats for Psychology (requires co-requisite PSYC 2117)3
PSYC 3301Social Psychology3
PSYC 3302Research Methods in Psyc (requires co-requisite PSYC 3102)3
PSYC 4301Psychology of Personality3
Business
ACC 2301Intro to Financial Accounting3
BA 3310Legal Environment of Business3
MIS 3310Management Information Systems3
MGT 3310Principles of Mgt&Org Behavior3
MKT 3310Principles of Marketing3
Internship
COMM 4350Internship3
General Electives
Select 20 SCH, at least fifteen of which must be at the 3000-4000 level with 5 SCH at the 1000-4000 level (PSYC 2117 and PSYC 3102 must be applied in this area)20
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
COMM 1311 Fundamentals of Comm 3
PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
LEDR 2301 Foundations of Leadership 3
MATH - Math Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
COMM 3320 Teamwork and Communication 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Creative Arts 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
PSYC 2317 Basic Stats for Psychology 3
PSYC 2117 Basic Stats for Psyc Lab 1
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours14
Junior
Fall
BA 3310 Legal Environment of Business 3
COMM 3322 Public Relations 3
PSYC 3301 Social Psychology 3
General Elective 3
Foreign Lang/Study Abroad 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
COMM 3329 Fundamentals of Advertising 3
MIS 3310 Management Information Systems 3
PSYC 3302 Research Methods in Psyc 3
PSYC 3102 Rsrch Methods in Beh Sci Lab 1
Foreign Lang/Study Abroad 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Senior
Fall
COMM 4325 Organizational Communication 3
PSYC 4310 Psychology of Human Sexuality 3
MGT 3310 Principles of Mgt&Org Behavior 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
COMM 4350 Internship 3
MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
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Students selecting options in: Arts and Business; Health Administration; Human Resource Development; and Organizational Psychology and Business should include 3 SCH of basic statistics from any discipline in the electives.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.