Organizational Sciences

Moscow Campus:
Gary Williams
Chair, Dept. of English
Organizational Sciences Coordinator
Brink Hall 230
Phone: (208) 885-6156
Email: jgw@uidaho.edu


Coeur d'Alene Campus:
Richard Reardon
Associate Dean,
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
Organizational Sciences Coordinator
1000 W. Hubbard, Coeur d'Alene 
(208) 292-2523
rreardon@uidaho.edu
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Courses in Organizational Sciences

OrgS 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

OrgS 210 Introduction to Organizational Sciences (1 cr)
An orientation course for students interested in pursuing the Bachelors Degree in Organizational Sciences. The goal of the course is to expose students to the major specializations offered by the degree program: General Organizational Science, Workplace Relations, and Nonprofit Community Organizations.
Prereq: Completion of at least 15 credit hours of college level course work.

OrgS 305 Nonprofit Organizations (3 cr)
An introduction to nonprofit organizations. The course covers the several ways that nonprofits differ from for-profit and governmental organizations: mission and values, legal distinctions, leadership and oversight, expenses and revenue, and community relations/community impact. Recommended preparation: OrgS 210.

OrgS 310 Application/Experience in Organizational Sciences (1-6 cr, max 6)
Hands-on experience with a business, governmental agency, community or nonprofit organization. Students will be expected to provide a written account of their experience that both documents the time spent, and that relates the experience to other coursework.
Prereq: Permission of Instructor

OrgS 317 Explore Mentoring & Leadership (3 cr)
See Intr 316.

Orgs 410 Capstone Project in Organizational Sciences (1-6 cr, max 6)
Completion of a project with a business, governmental agency, community or nonprofit organization. The project can be research or service-based. Students will be expected to provide a final document that details all aspects of the project. Approval of a project proposal by the student's advisor should be sought before requesting permission to enroll.
Prereq: Permission of Instructor

OrgS 415 Planning for Professional Events (3 cr)
Organizational planning and logistics for successful professional meetings, conferences, and other events. Considerations include themes and missions; physical, site, and technological needs; budgeting; invitees, attendees, and registrants, vendors; contracts, risk, and liabilities; and contingency planning. Recommended preparation: OrgS 210.

OrgS J435/J535 Personnel (3 cr)
See Psyc J435/J535.

OrgS J450/J550 Training and Performance Support (3 cr)
See Psyc J450/J550.

OrgS 444 Methods and Analysis in Organizational Science (4 cr)
Overview of the many tools of data gathering and analysis in the applied social sciences. Includes coverage of surveys, study design, analysis, online and bibliographic resources and archives, etc.
Prereq: Stat 251 (Off-campus and distance students may request advisor approval for a substitution for Stat 251)

OrgS 535 Personnel (3 cr)
See Psyc J435/J535.

OrgS 550 Training and Performance Support (3 cr)
See Psyc J450/J550.