Jun 14, 2024  
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 117 Positive Psychology

3 credit hours

Positive Psychology is the scientific and applied approach to recognizing people’s strengths and promoting their positive functioning. This course aims to provide students with an introduction to the core theories on well-being, flourishing and the role that culture plays in them.  Topics covered include Eastern/Western perspectives, character strengths, culture, hope, mindfulness, spirituality, gratitude, altruism, positive education, and relationships.  The class will be a combination of lectures, discussions, activities, projects, assignments, mini-experiments, and journaling. 

Course is Offered: FA and WI Every Year

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