PSYC 223 - Psychology of Personal Adjustment

This course introduces students to the broad areas of psychological adjustment and personal growth throughout the lifespan.


Credits: 3


Hours: 42 (Lecture Hours: 3)


Total Weeks: 14



PSYC 101 and PSYC 102, or consent of the Instructor


Non-Course Prerequisites:





Course Content:
- Personal Learning Styles
- Stages of Development; Childhood and Adolescence
- Adulthood and Autonomy
- Body and Wellness; Managing Stress
- Love and Relationships
- Gender and Sexuality
- Work and Recreation
- Loneliness and Solitude
- Death and Loss
- Meaning and Values

- Personal Adjustment and Current Functioning


Learning Outcomes:
- To develop a greater awareness and understanding of some of the challenges and problems people face and attempt to cope with in everyday life
- To recognize that personal adjustment and growth is an on-going, life-long process. change and growth are possible at any age

- To develop personal insight into one's own personality and potential for growth


Grading System: Letters


Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.