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Psychology - PSYCH 153

Human Relations

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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.
  • Examine self-concept and self-esteem in human relations.
  • Describe self-awareness and self-disclosure in the workplace.
  • Explain the relationship between attitudes and values in human relations.
  • Examine theories of motivation.
  • Evaluate the role of communication in the workplace.
  • Examine leadership styles and strategies.
  • Identify the characteristics of emotional intelligence.
  • Identify strategies to manage anger and defensiveness.
  • Examine life changes, personal change and organizational change.
  • Identify creativity in the workplace.
  • Examine types and sources of conflict, styles of conflict management and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Identify causes and sources of stress, costs of stress in the workplace and coping mechanisms.
  • Explain how a diverse society affects human relations.
  • Explain ethics and social responsibility.
  • Identify characteristics of a productive workplace.
  • Explore human resource management practices, including interviewing and appraising employees.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/27/2020

 153142736Human RelationsONL3Hoffmann W29/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142753Human RelationsONL3Hoffmann W31/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 153142100Human RelationsMC3Schulz-Perez K23/24/0Open$12.00M  08:00 AM-11:38 AM LA370
 153142448Human RelationsONL3Hoffmann W29/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142955Human RelationsONL3Hoffmann W31/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 153142101Human RelationsMC3Czar G10/24/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:20 PM LA110
 153142102Human RelationsMC3White-Underwood R22/24/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA360
 153142103Human RelationsMC3Schulz-Perez K22/24/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 153142124Human RelationsMC3Schulz-Perez K16/24/0Open$12.00W  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA230
 153142127Human RelationsMC3Arnold R23/24/0Open$12.00R  12:00 PM-02:52 PM BTC100
 153142152Human RelationsMC3Jones S24/24/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153142422Human RelationsONL3Johnson K27/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142719Human RelationsONL3Johnson K25/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142941Human RelationsONL3Johnson K29/31/0Open$12.00 
 153246096Human RelationsRC3Arnold R24/24/0Open$12.00R  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC675

Spring; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/09/2020

 153122100Human RelationsONL3Morgan T3/31/0Open$12.00 
 153122316Human RelationsONL3Hoffmann W3/31/0Open$12.00 
 153122357Human RelationsONL3Hoffmann W5/31/0Open$12.00 

Summer; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2020

 153132100Human RelationsONL3Morgan T18/31/0Open$12.00 
 153132151Human RelationsONL3Hale L25/31/0Open$12.00 
 153132966Human RelationsONL3Jackson L0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Days of the Week:
T = Tuesday
R = Thursday
S = Saturday
X = Sunday

Class Location:
MC = Livonia (Main Campus)
ONL = Online (Distance Learning)
RC = Radcliff Center
MEC = Manufacturing & Engineering Center
PSTC = Public Safety Training Complex
HYBMC/HYBRC = Hybrid Main Campus/ Hybrid Radcliff Center
RMT = Remote

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