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Course Description

Psychology - PSYCH 153

Human Relations (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is designed particularly for students in the career curricula. The course focuses upon a better understanding of human behavior as related to interpersonal relations on the job. Foundations of human behavior; strategies for effective human relations; fundamental skills of working as a team leader and team member; and ways of anticipating, preventing and coping with challenges of human relations are major areas of study.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify key concepts in human relations.
  • Demonstrate improved personal communication skills.
  • Evaluate your own communication style.
  • Examine ways to improve self-esteem.
  • Examine your own personal value in terms of ethical dilemmas faced in the work place.
  • Explain the relationship between attitudes and the functioning of organizations.
  • Determine constructive self-disclosure techniques that can improve interpersonal relations.
  • Identify effective strategies to foster emotional balance in your life.
  • Identify at least five ways to create positive energy as a way to build stronger relationships.
  • Describe your own personal plans for professional presentation.
  • Explain effective team building approaches as a way to deal with group conflict.
  • Determine effective ways to cope with personal and work place stress.
  • Explain the importance of diversity in the workplace.
  • Compare and contrast the changing roles of men and women in the work place.
  • Explore human resource management practices including interviewing and appraising employees.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/23/2018

 153142736Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.0023/31/0Open 
 153142753Human RelationsOnline3Morgan T$12.0030/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/18/2018

 153142100Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K$12.0014/31/0OpenM  08:00 AM-11:38 AM LA370
 153142448Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W$12.0031/31/0Open 
 153142955Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W$12.0027/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 153142101Human Relations 3Nandigama P$12.0017/28/0OpenT R  12:00 PM-01:20 PM LA110
 153142102Human Relations 3Rottenstein A$12.0019/28/0OpenM W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA360
 153142103Human Relations 3Jacobs J$12.0020/28/0OpenF  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 153142124Human Relations 3Jacobs J$12.0012/24/0OpenW  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA230
 153142127Human Relations 3Riha L$12.0014/24/0OpenR  12:30 PM-03:24 PM LA230
 153142152Human Relations 3Jacobs J$12.0019/28/0OpenW  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153142422Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.0020/31/0Open 
 153142719Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.001/31/0Open 
 153142941Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.0030/31/0Open 
 153246039Human Relations 3Arnold R$12.0027/31/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-10:50 AM RC685
 153246096Human Relations 3Hale L$12.0029/31/0OpenR  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC675

Spring; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/07/2018

 153122100Human Relations 3Jacobs J$12.0015/31/0OpenT R  08:30 AM-11:40 AM LA270
 153122104Human Relations 3Jacobs J$12.009/28/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-04:10 PM LA260
 153122316Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W$12.004/31/0Open 
 153122357Human RelationsOnline3Baker S C$12.005/31/0Open 
 153226150Human Relations 3Spolsky S$12.0021/31/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM RC685

Summer; 2018; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/02/2018

 153132100Human Relations 3Jacobs J$12.0013/31/0OpenT R  08:30 AM-11:40 AM LA370
 153132151Human Relations 3Nandigama P$12.0014/31/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM LA370
 153132966Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C$12.004/31/0Open