PSY 667 - Competency Modeling and Criterion Development

  • 3 credits

This couse will cover fundamentals of conducting job analyses and competency modeling within organizations, as well as the application of the results of those processes to criterion development (e.g., development of performance appraisal or 360-degree feedback systems). Students will learn how to conduct competency modeling projects, design rating and evaluation instruments, create rater training programs, and provide constructive performance feedback.

This course can be applied toward:


PSY 647 (Applied Industrial Psychology). PSY 647 (Admission to the Plan C graduate program in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology). Offered as an online course only.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Job and Work Analysis: Methods, Research & Applications for Human Resource Management, 2nd Ed. (2007)
    Brannick, M.T., Levine, E.L., & Morgeson, F.P.
    ISBN: 9781412937467
  • Performance Management, 3rd Ed. (2012)
    Aguinis, H.


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