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This program educates students in applying psychological principles in public and private agencies providing human services to southern Indiana and the Louisville metropolitan area. Graduates are trained in areas including: interpersonal dynamics, group dynamics, communication (persuasion, marketing, advertising, organizational communication), organizational crisis resolution, organizational and human management techniques, educational and training program coordination, grant writing and program assessment procedures, as well as more general psychological principles of learning and human behavior that can be applied in any human service setting.

M.I.S. Requirements (13 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 501 Humanities Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 502 Social Sciences Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 503 Natural Sciences Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 510 Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies 4
Applied Behavioral Sciences - Courses (15 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
Required courses
PSY-P 505 Organizational Psychology 3
PSY-P 511 Seminar in Professional Skills 3
PSY-P 541 Methods of Survey Research 3
Select one of the following
PSY-P 509 Group Behavior and Processes 3
PSY-P 502 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY-P 624 Principles of Psychopathology 3
PSY-P 512 Seminar in Grant Writing 3
EDUC-G 532 Introduction to Group Counseling 3
Select one of the following
IDIS-D 511
SPCH-S 324
Persuasion 3
IDIS-D 511
SPCH-S 333
Public Relations 3
IDIS-D 511
SPCH-S 427
Cross-Cultural Communication 3
IDIS-D 511
SPCH-S 440
Organizational Communication 3
IDIS-D 511
SPCH-S 450
Gender and Communication 3
EDUC-G 504 Counseling Theory and Techniques 3
Thesis Requirement (6 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 601 Graduate Project/Thesis 3
IDIS-D 602 Graduate Project/Thesis 3

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Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

December 1st, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

December 4th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Netflix Watch Party

Netflix Watch Party

December 5th, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fall Classes End (Full-term)

Fall Classes End (Full-term)

December 7th, 2020

All day event

Fall Classes End (8-Week Session II)

Fall Classes End (8-Week Session II)

December 7th, 2020

All day event

Boot Camp for Online Courses

Boot Camp for Online Courses

December 8th, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

December 8th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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