PSYC1101 - Human Interaction

3 (3/0/0)
Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 5. This is an introductory course emphasizing practical applications of psycho-social concepts, with specific emphasis on personality development, human relations and motivation. This course is applicable for students in occupational and health-related fields or general education.
  1. Demonstrate understanding of the scientific approach to studying behavior.
  2. Examine current major theories used to study human behavior.
  3. Examine stress, its effects and constructive coping processes.
  4. Compare the concepts of self-concept and self-esteem.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of the effect that cognition has on interactions with others.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of social influence, including prejudice, conformity and persuasion.
  7. Discuss effective verbal and nonverbal communication styles.
  8. Compare friendship, romantic and marriage relationships.
  9. Discuss issues related to career selection and job satisfaction.
Goal Areas
2. Critical Thinking
5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Degrees that use this course

Electrical Line Worker Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Plumbing Technology


Psychology Transfer Pathway

Associate of Arts (AA)