2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 28, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 312 - Positive Psychology

Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an exploration of the history, theory, and basic research methods of positive psychology. Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. This course complements the historical focus in psychology on healing damage and psychopathology by emphasizing the need to understand, appreciate, and build human strengths. The three pillars of positive psychology - positive emotions, positive individual traits, and positive communities - will be explored.