2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 102 - Psychology of Personal and Social Adjustment

Credits: 3
Study and analysis of effective psychological coping and adjustment strategies in both personal and diverse social contexts.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Define and discuss terminology and basic concepts of psychological adjustment, personal/social development and effective coping strategies.
  2. Assess effective/ineffective psychological coping skills in diverse personal and social situations, such as communication, problem solving, stress management, behavioral analysis, cognitive restructuring, time management and goal setting.
  3. Compare and contrast the effects of functional/dysfunctional behaviors and relationships, such as in friendships, families, jobs, romantic/sexual relationships, significant others and marriage.
  4. Create personal plan(s) to enhance personal and social well-being, adjustment, happiness, relationships, coping skills, quality of life and reduce dysfunctional behaviors or social relationships.
  5. Evaluate the results and revise personal/social adjustment plan(s) based on effectiveness.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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