Positive Psychology is the scientific study of human happiness, well-being, and strength of character. This course takes an empirical and experiential approach to helping individuals use the science of flourishing to enhance their lives. Topics covered include happiness, pleasure, beliefs, positive thinking, character strengths, values, goal setting, wellness, the mind-body connection, self-esteem, overcoming perfectionism, relationships, and enabling institutions. Students may not receive credit for PSY 109 Positive Psychology and PSY 270 Selected Topics in Psychology - Positive Psychology. Three class hours.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
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Fall Semester 2015
Building 5, Room 414
M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.