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 Management3
MKT 3310Principles of Marketing3
Internship
UNIV 4390Capstone Experience3
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 Management 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
UNIV 4390 Capstone Experience 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

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

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.