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Positive Psychology

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This course offers the student a contemporary and relevant approach to the study of positive psychology and, in the process, the opportunity to learn more about themselves. In the course, students will evaluate, understand, and build on their psychological strengths and those of others.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Positive Emotions and Resilience

    • Explain the construct of resilience and its role in protecting wellbeing.
    • Discuss the psychological effect of positive emotions.

    Applying Positive Psychology to Relationships and Personal Growth

    • Describe how positive psychology concepts apply to relationships.
    • Apply the positive psychology concept of post-traumatic growth to building resilience.

    Strategies and Principles of Positive Psychology

    • Identify common strategies used in positive psychology.
    • Apply positive psychology principles to change behavior.

    What is Positive Psychology?

    • Explain the difference between positive psychology and traditional psychology.
    • Contrast views of happiness and their relationship to subjective wellbeing.

    Factors Influencing Subjective Wellbeing

    • Discuss factors that influence subjective wellbeing.
    • Explain the effect of culture on subjective wellbeing.
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