Jun 24, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 101 - Psychology of Human Relations

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): RD 90  and WR 90  or WR 91  (WR 91  substitutes for both RD 90  and WR 90 ) or designated placement.

Course Description: Focuses on the practical application of psychology in everyday situations. Topics include self-concept, emotions, needs, values, healthy relationships, interpersonal communications, and behavioral change. The course provides students an experiential opportunity to develop an understanding and awareness of themselves and others, and a variety of practical tools for the development of interpersonal skills. Emphasis is on becoming a more effective member of the human community.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Apply knowledge and experience critically so as to realize an informed sense of self, gender identity, values, family and community.
  • CLO#2: Identify qualities and skills necessary to establish meaningful interpersonal relationships.
  • CLO#3: Identify a variety of effective communication techniques and utilize them in working effectively and cooperatively with others.
  • CLO#4: Identify internalized biases and microaggressions, explain their impact and identify equitable alternatives. (ILO: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Consciousness)

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