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PSY101 Psychology and Human Relations

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  • CRN: 45785
  • Credits: 4
  • Locations, days, times, and instructors:
    • Cascade CH 201, Monday and Wednesday, from 12 to 1:50pm
      From September 26 through December 14, 2022, Aaron Ahn

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Desire 2 Learn (D2L)

This course is supported by D2L. You can access it by logging onto https://online.pcc.edu/d2l/home. The course syllabus, various materials, and grades will all be posted on D2L. For problems with D2L, please contact the PCC Student Help Desk: https://www.pcc.edu/help-desk/

Course Description: Applies psychological principles to relationships in both personal and professional environments. Includes an overview of basic personality and social psychology concepts, as well as specific skill development in the areas of communication, listening, and conflict resolution. 

Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/ASOT-B. 

Intended Outcomes for the Course: Upon successful completion students should be able to:

  1. Apply an understanding of psychological and social influences on human behavior to objectively analyze one’s own interpersonal experiences and relationships.
  2. Utilize intra- and interpersonal management skills to increase effectiveness in personal and professional relationships.
  3. Use knowledge of culturally diverse practices to increase sensitivity and competence in a variety of social and cultural interactions.
  4. Communicate, listen, and manage conflict more effectively in personal and professional relationships.



Wedcam, computer, and internet access is required for this course.

Online class information

No show policy
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Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Online based classes please visit the Disability Services website.