Content and Format of the Exam: The comprehensive exam is a short-essay type proctored exam that covers all topics within the core courses, and research methods and statistics course. The exam once started should be completed in 90 minutes. The exam has options to choose from questions from different areas. You should use any study material provided to you within individual courses to prepare for the comprehensive exam.
Set up Process: The comprehensive exam set up should be initiated by the student during the semester s/he intends to graduate. The student will need to email the program coordinator stating his/her intent to take the comprehensive exam. The program coordinator will request that the student is granted access to the "I-O Psychology Comprehensive Exam" D2L course. The exam is a proctored exam, is password protected, and closed book.
For the comprehensive exam we are currently using a service called Examity, free of charge to APSU students. This is a live virtual proctoring service, requiring a webcam on your computer when taking the exam.
If you intend to take the comprehensive exam please contact Dr. Adriane Sanders by e-mail at sandersAM@apsu.edu at the beginning of your final semester so that you can take the comprehensive exam at the end of that semester.