PSYC 105

Assertive Behavior: Theory and Practice

3 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course deals with the origins of assertiveness training in behavior therapy and applies the theory of assertive behavior as a personal and professional growth tool for dealing with passive and aggressive behavior in oneself and others. Students apply concepts of assertiveness to personal, social and vocational life situations.

Learning outcomes


  • Student will be able to apply theories of assertiveness to personal, social, and professional life.
  • Student will develop an understanding of assertiveness as it relates to personal and professional development.
  • Student will learn theories of assertiveness.