[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 343 - Close Relationships

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): PSY 121  or PSY 161  
This course provides an introduction to the exciting area of close relationships.  Parent-child relationships, friendships, and romantic relationships will be examined from social psychological and interdisciplinary perspectives. The course will include discussion of theories as well as empirical research.  In addition, students will have the opportunity to share their relationship experiences in the form of a relationship journal.  Students are encouraged to share through course discussions which will operate in a confidential manner. Topics covered include but are not limited to relationship conflict, breakups, sexuality, attraction, communication, and love.  The goals of this course are to increase students' multicultural awareness, and to help students develop an awareness of how psychological concepts and research can be applied in personal relationships.