Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Behavioural Sciences

COURSE CODE: SWS 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course is to introduce to students the study of human behaviour from a nature-nature perspective. The second purpose is to systematically present, describe, speculate and hypothetically assess observable and non-observable phenomena involved in the external and internal environments that uncertain extent determines the individuals’ behavioral development, and the emergency, expression and inhibition of over all human behavior.

COURSE AIM

  • The ultimate focus is to enable students to develop insights on the nature of inborn behavior and learned behaviour and how to interfere and analyses and direct the complex nature of human behavior.The course brings out the approaches to the study of human behaviour from sociology, anthropology and evolutionary psychology

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES.

By end of the course, students should be able to:

  •  Identify and apply the concepts behaviour analysis of human behaviour from situational analyze, learning perspectives and evolutionary psychological approach.
  • Apply methods for testing the learning hypothesis, adaptive hypothesis and evolutionary, psychology hypothesis.
  • Critically assess human behavior and culture as adoptive responses to internal and external environments.
  • Examine how this knowledge can be applied to present human societies.
  • Analyze the nature nurture of human behavioral phenomena