PSC 4020 Psychology of Relationships

This course investigates the dynamics of interpersonal relationships, including communication and conflict resolution. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Identify classic theories, current research, and common methods in the field of relationship science.
  2. Identify relationship science in pop culture and evaluate it according to accepted principles.
  3. Assess a body of empirical findings and apply conclusions to issues relevant to everyday life.
  4. Reflect on your own relationships and assess when it is (and is not) appropriate to apply findings from relationship science to your own relationships.