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PSYC 089
Achieving Your Potential


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

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Lecture Hours:50


Description
During this course students will begin to think of ways that their self-image has influenced their life decisions in the past. Group activities will help students conceptualize personal goals in terms of human dignity, personal integrity, and a holistic life view. This course is designed to recognize, understand, and effectively utilize tools essential for succeeding in job searching, interpersonal relationships and developing self-esteem. Formerly PSY 089.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Students will increase their knowledge of their personal capabilities and attributes.
  • Students will increase their ability to present themselves in a confident manner at home, at work, and in organizational work.
  • Students will lean skills in cooperation, negotiation, listening, presenting ideas, and in assertiveness.
  • Students will think of ways that their self-image has influenced their life decisions in the past.
  • Students will conceptualize personal goals in terms of human dignity, personal integrity, and a holistic life view.
  • Students will explore ways to promote self-encouragement rather than discouragement.
  • Students will develop personal mission statements after identifying their personal "centers".
  • Students will examine various styles of personal organization and time management.
  • Stuents will place emphasis on prioritizing activities in relation to personal "centers" and setting realistic goals.
  • Studnts will comprehend the principles of personal interaction.
  • Students will be able to list and describe the six paradigms of human interation.
  • Students will identify and perform "win/win" negotiations.
  • Students will identify componenets of active listening, while improving personal listening skills.
  • Students will discuss and practice successful job seeking skills and interviewing techniques.
  • Students will develop resumes.
  • Students will recognize the importance of taking time to step back to analyze life goals and set direction for future plans.
  • Students will explore techniques for incorporating stress management and focusing techniques into daily life.
  • Students will examine the importance of physical, mental, social, and spiritual dimensions of healthy living.

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.