Coping with Life Challenges

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDSS1005 EDUC (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GDSS1005 will introduce background knowledge on the processes involved in adjustment of individuals to their personal and social environments. Students will explore key theories, concepts and techniques in psychology concerning personal growth and behavior change. Topics covered include personality, aspects of the self, stress, social influence, interpersonal attraction and communication, emotional expression, transition and trauma, gender roles and differences, sexual expression, workplace challenges and developing healthier behaviours. Techniques for managing stress, reducing anxiety, coping with anger, increasing assertiveness, and achieving self-control are considered in this course.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.