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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$12.001/31/2Open 
 153142753Human RelationsOnline3Morgan T$12.000/31/3Closed 

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

 153142100Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K$12.000/31/0ClosedM  08:00 AM-11:38 AM LA370
 153142448Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W$12.004/31/0Open 
 153142955Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W$12.007/31/0Open 

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

 153142101Human Relations 3Nandigama P$12.000/28/0ClosedT R  12:00 PM-01:20 PM LA110
 153142102Human Relations 3Jones S$12.005/28/0OpenM W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA360
 153142103Human Relations 3Jones S$12.003/28/0OpenF  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 153142124Human Relations 3Jackson L$12.000/24/0ClosedW  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA230
 153142127Human Relations 3Riha L$12.002/24/0OpenR  12:30 PM-03:24 PM LA230
 153142152Human Relations 3Walker T$12.001/28/0OpenW  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153142422Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.004/31/0Open 
 153142719Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.002/31/0Open 
 153142941Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.005/31/0Open 
 153246039Human Relations 3Arnold R$12.0024/31/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-10:50 AM RC685
 153246096Human Relations 3Riha L$12.0020/31/0OpenR  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC675

Winter; 2019; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/18/2019

 153112739Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 

Winter; 2019; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/04/2019

 153112104Human Relations 3Nandigama P$12.0031/31/0OpenT R  02:00 PM-03:40 PM LA370
 153112134Human Relations 3White-Underwood R$12.0028/28/0OpenW  03:00 PM-06:38 PM LA360
 153112140Human Relations 3Nandigama P$12.0031/31/0OpenT R  12:00 PM-01:40 PM LA370
 153112335Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 153112436Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.0031/31/0Open 
 153112712Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K$12.0031/31/0Open 

Winter; 2019; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 153112100Human Relations 3Czar G$12.0028/28/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA360
 153112101Human Relations 3Nandigama P$12.0031/31/0OpenM W  08:30 AM-09:50 AM LA470
 153112102Human Relations 3Fenwick R$12.0028/28/0OpenF  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 153112103Human Relations 3Czar G$12.0031/31/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA400
 153112105Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K$12.0028/28/0OpenM  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA360
 153112133Human Relations 3Czar G$12.0024/24/0OpenM W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA230
 153112150Human Relations 3Riha L$12.0028/28/0OpenM  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153112447Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 153112923Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C$12.0031/31/0Open 
 153216231Human Relations 3Jones S$12.0031/31/0OpenT R  12:00 PM-01:20 PM RC680
 153216392Human Relations 3Walker T$12.0031/31/0OpenM  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC310