2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY390: Optimal Human Functioning/Positive Psychology

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Social Sciences
This course is designed to investigate the current research, theories and modern perspectives in the area of optimal human functioning. Topics will include, but not be limited to, flow, the psychology of happiness, optimism, well-being theory, and creativity. Emphasis will be given to applications of the material under study for making a meaningful life experience. Please note that this course is offered to juniors or seniors who have completed Psychology 100 and several upper level psychology courses. We will be reading current articles and several books in the area of optimal human functioning. Students will be expected to contribute in a seminar style format, researching, reflecting and making informal and formal presentations.
Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior Level standing, or permission of instructor.
Theme: Engaging Creative, Aesthetic and Spiritual Experience