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Positive Psychology (PSY-415)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
March 2022 - Present.

Subject Area:
Psychology

Number of Credits:
3

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the elements and predictors of a good life; explore the components of emotions; describe the personality traits and factors that predict satisfaction with life; analyze the characterizes of Csizentmihalyi’s theory of flow; explain the factors in relationship satisfaction and stability; define the concept of positive aging and coping; examine the ability to exhibit excellence in behaviors, talents, or skills; explore the three basic models to understand life changes; explore the theories of personal growth, optimal self-development, and a search for meaning; examine how religiousness and spirituality impact wellbeing; and explain the components of positive communities.

Instruction:

Positive Psychology (PSY-415) Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the elements and predictors of a good life; explore the components of emotions; describe the personality traits and factors that predict satisfaction with life; analyze the characterizes of Csizentmihalyi’s theory of flow; explain the factors in relationship satisfaction and stability; define the concept of positive aging and coping; examine the ability to exhibit excellence in behaviors, talents, or skills; explore the three basic models to understand life changes; explore the theories of personal growth, optimal self-development, and a search for meaning; examine how religiousness and spirituality impact wellbeing; and explain the components of positive communities.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health, Education, Human Services, or Psychology (2/22).


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