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Student Development Courses
Courses for college credit? Taught by counselors who are focused on your success and educational development? Yes! Earn credit and work on yourself in a supportive, friendly atmosphere. We are Harper. We Believe in You.
Diversity in the United States (DIV 101) focuses on culture and other diversity issues and topics utilizing an interactive personal development format. Students discuss dimensions of their own culture and cultures of others within the United States. Students also have the opportunity to examine discrimination and prejudice between groups and analyze the impact of these power differences on peoples’ lives. The experiential nature of this course gives students the opportunity to develop skills necessary to interact effectively in a diverse society.
Humanistic Psychology (PSY 107) focuses on various aspects of human behavior and personality. Several theories of psychosocial adjustment are presented and discussed. Through class discussion and structured activities in this workshop-style course, students examine their values, attitudes, experiences, strengths, weaknesses and interpersonal skills and how these affect themselves and others.