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The Psychology of Motivation and Emotion (PSY-372)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

March 2021 - Present.

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Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: evaluate the 10 unifying themes of motivation and emotion; scrutinize the fundamentals of regulation for physiological, psychological and homeostasis; investigate how learned helplessness is built on outcome expectancies; distinguish implicit motives related to acquired and achievement needs; identify the motivational intervention strategy of goal striving; analyze the six dimensions of psychological wellbeing related to self-concept; differentiate how to control emotions and the difference between emotion and mood; compare the study of emotions from the cognitive and social aspects; scrutinize the three state of interventions to enrich motivational and emotional resources; and determine the traits of self-actualization and the humanistic motivational phenomena.

The Psychology of Motivation and Emotion (PSY-372) introduces students the roots of motivation, emotional processes at work, and the impacts on learning, performance, and well-being. The student will learn about the framework to understand motivation and emotions, physiological needs, implicit motives, the nature of emotions and positive psychology.

Credit recommendation:
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (5/21).