Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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PSY 119 - Psychology of Personal Growth

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Provides an opportunity for students to deepen and broaden their knowledge of theoretical psychology while gaining insights into their own behaviors and the behavior of others. Consists of small and large group exercises and individual writing assignments, augmented by lecture.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Articulate student’s own “philosophy of life.”
  • CLO#2: Articulate student’s own reasons for career choice and “job values” associated with chosen career path.
  • CLO#3: Describe the relationship between physical and emotional wellness.
  • CLO#4: Discuss the importance of intimacy and ways in which it can be achieved in our relationships. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#5: Describe the stages of grief and appropriate strategies for dealing with grief.
  • CLO#6: List and discuss existential questions involved in the search for identity.

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