Psychology of Human Adjustment
- State Approval Code: 4201015625
- Semester Credit Hours: 3
- Lecture Hours per Week: 3
- Contact Hours per Semester: 48
Basic Intellectual Compentencies in the Core Curriculum
- Critical thinking
Perspectives in the Core Curriculum
- Establish broad and multiple perspectives on the individual in relationship to the larger society and world in which he/she lives, and to understand the responsibilities of living in a culturally and ethnically diversified world.
- Stimulate a capacity to discuss and reflect upon individual, political, economic, and social aspects of life in order to understand ways in which to be a responsible member of society.
- Recognize the importance of maintaining health and wellness.
- Develop personal values for ethical behavior.
- Use logical reasoning in problem solving.
- Integrate knowledge and understand the interrelationships of the scholarly disciplines.
Core Components and Related Exemplary Educational Objectives
Communication (composition, speech, modern language)
- To participate effectively in groups with emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding.
- To understand and apply basic principles of proficiency in the development of exposition and argument.
Social and Behavioral Sciences
- To employ the appropriate methods, technologies, and data that social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
- To use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
- To develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
Instructional Goals and Purposes
Panola College's instructional goals include 1) creating an academic atmosphere in which students may develop their intellects and skills and 2) providing courses so students may receive a certificate/an associate degree or transfer to a senior institution that offers baccalaureate degrees.
General Course Objectives
Specific Course Objectives
General Description of Each Lecture or Discussion
Methods of Instruction/Course Format/Delivery
Evaluation of tests, projects and participation.
90% completion – A, 80% - 89% - B, 70% - 79% - C, 60% - 69% - D, Below 60% - F