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Course level: Graduate
The comprehensive exam provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate competence in I-O psychology content, practice and leadership, and research. Students will demonstrate a requisite understanding of previous course work, will be assessed on their knowledge and skill as an I-O psychology consultant, and will demonstrate the capability of generating research at the doctoral level. Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial-Organizational Psychology Program Goals 1. Cultivate interdisciplinary and adaptable inquiry methods and attitudes through a program of foundational industrial/organizational psychology as well as analyses of emergent trends and concepts in organizational study. 2. Prepare researchers who contribute substantively to the industrial/organizational psychology body of knowledge and who effect organizational development. 3. Encourage lifelong learning and leadership within the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology through reflexive, transformational learning principles and practices. 4. Assist students in forming sound ethical frameworks for organizational research and practice. Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial-Organizational Psychology Program Outcomes Note. The items labeled as competencies in this course are Doctor of Philosophy Higher Education Administration Program Outcomes. Competency A: Apply and communicate psychological knowledge and research methods within industrial/organizational settings. Competency B: Apply critical thinking skills and assessment to theory, research, and practice. Competency C: Evaluate the relationship between social influences and human behaviors. Competency D: Integrate ethical concepts into the study of industrial/organizational psychology. Competency E: Contribute to the body of knowledge in industrial/organizational psychology.