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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.
  • 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 TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

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

 153142736Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W4/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142753Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W8/31/0Open$12.00 

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

 153142100Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K1/31/0Open$12.00M  08:00 AM-11:38 AM LA370
 153142448Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W5/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142955Human RelationsOnline3Hoffmann W11/31/0Open$12.00 

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

 153142101Human Relations 3Czar G2/28/0Open$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 T4/24/0Open$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 S12/28/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153142422Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C4/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142719Human RelationsOnline3Morgan T1/31/0Open$12.00 
 153142941Human RelationsOnline3Morgan T6/31/0Open$12.00 
 153246096Human Relations 3Arnold R23/31/0Open$12.00R  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC675

Winter; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2020

 153112739Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C30/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2020

 153112140Human Relations 3Fenwick R23/28/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:40 PM LA425
 153112335Human RelationsOnline3Pilgrim C27/31/0Open$12.00 
 153112436Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K28/31/0Open$12.00 
 153112712Human RelationsOnline3Johnson K18/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2020

 153112100Human Relations 3Fenwick R9/28/0Open$12.00M W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA360
 153112102Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K17/28/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA360
 153112103Human Relations 3Riha L14/31/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA400
 153112105Human Relations 3Schulz-Perez K16/28/0Open$12.00M  09:30 AM-12:24 PM LA360
 153112133Human Relations 3White-Underwood R13/24/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA230
 153112150Human Relations 3White-Underwood R22/28/0Open$12.00M  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA360
 153112447Human RelationsOnline3Jackson L24/31/0Open$12.00 
 153112923Human RelationsOnline3Jackson L20/31/0Open$12.00 
 153216392Human Relations 3Arnold R27/31/0Open$12.00M  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC310

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