PSYC1101 - Human Interaction
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.
- Demonstrate understanding of the scientific approach to studying behavior.
- Examine current major theories used to study human behavior.
- Examine stress, its effects and constructive coping processes.
- Compare the concepts of self concept and self esteem.
- Demonstrate understanding of the effect that cognition has on interactions with others.
- Demonstrate an understanding of social influence; including prejudice, conformity and persuasion.
- Discuss effective verbal and nonverbal communication styles.
- Compare friendship, romantic, and marriage relationships.
- Discuss issues related to career selection and job satisfaction.
2. Critical Thinking
5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences