SOCY 105 Human Relations

This course will explore the interconnectedness of understanding self, others and the environmental organization in which we live and work. Topics include self-understanding, interpersonal communication, group dynamics, leadership skills, diversity, time and stress management and conflict resolution with emphasis on work relationships

Credits

3 Credits

General Education Competency

GEM Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing

SOCY 105Human Relations

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Social Science

II. Course Specification

Course Type

General Education

General Education Competency

GEM Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

40

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course will explore the interconnectedness of understanding self, others and the environmental organization in which we live and work. Topics include self-understanding, interpersonal communication, group dynamics, leadership skills, diversity, time and stress management and conflict resolution with emphasis on work relationships

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual frameworks of a particular Social Science discipline. 2. Develop an understanding of self and the world by examining the dynamic interaction of individuals, groups, and societies as they shape and are shaped by history, culture, institutions, and ideas. 3. Utilize Social Science approaches, such as research methods, inquiry, or problem-solving, to examine the variety of perspectives about human experiences. 4. Evaluate how reasoning, history, or culture informs and guides individual, civic, or global decisions. 5. Understand and interpret similarities and differences among and between individuals, cultures, or societies across space and time.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Self Esteem, self concept, and attitude Theories of motivation Communication Emotional control Group development and leadership Individual and organizational change Conflict and stress management Diversity

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Paper(s) over course concepts group project Presentation(s)

Required Exams

Quizzes and/or chapter exams Final exam/project

Required Text

Lamberton and Minor "Human Relations: Strategies for Success" 5th edition. McGraw Hill 2014

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Paper(s) over course concepts group project Presentation(s) Quizzes and/or chapter exams Final exam/project