PSYCH 314 - Positive Psychology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course concerns with the basics and applications of positive psychology. Positive psychology is the scientific study of what makes life most worth living. Positive psychology calls for as much focus on strength as on weakness, as much interest in building the best things in life as in repairing the worst. Topics of concern to positive psychology include positive experiences, positive traits, and positive relationships. In this course, students will learn about the science of happy and good life by examining relevant theories and research findings as well as specific practices that build and promote human functioning and flourishing life.

Course Requirements:

Readings from original sources; experiential learning opportunities; out-of-class exercises; group projects; short papers; and quizzes and exams.

Intended Audience:

This course incorporates both a study of scientific literature and practical applications. As such, this class is not for students who desire a "stress-free, feel-good" class nor those who desire a class devoted exclusively to scientific literature.

Class Format:

The course will entail a combination of lecture and discussion format

PSYCH 314 - Positive Psychology
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001 (LEC)
P
24119
Open
40
5COGNITIVE SCIENCE MAJORS
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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