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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 HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2019; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/22/2019

 153142736Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W6/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142753Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W26/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2019; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/17/2019

 153142100Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K0/31/0Closed$12.00M  08:00 AM-11:38 AM LA370
 153142448Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 153142955Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W5/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2019; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2019

 153142101Human Relations 3Czar G1/28/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:20 PM LA110
 153142102Human Relations 3Jones S2/28/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA360
 153142103Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K0/28/0Closed$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 153142124Human Relations 3Morgan T3/24/0Open$12.00W  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA230
 153142127Human Relations 3Arnold R8/24/0Open$12.00R  12:00 PM-02:52 PM BTC100
 153142152Human Relations 3Jones S11/28/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153142422Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C3/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142719Human RelationsOnline3Morgan T0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 153142941Human RelationsOnline3Morgan T5/31/0Open$12.00 
 153246096Human Relations 3Arnold R21/31/0Open$12.00R  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC675

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