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Psy 430: Positive Psychology


Through a scientific study of the processes, conditions, or qualities related to optimal human functioning, or what makes for a meaningful life, students consider such concepts as meaning and purpose in life, values, goal setting and accomplishment, hope, spirituality, mindfulness, character strengths, self-efficacy, gratitude, resilience, and posttraumatic growth.

3 Credits


  • Pre-requisite: 9 hours of Psy Courses with minimum grade of C
  • Pre-Requisite: 24 Earned Hours

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Psy 430
  • Lecture: Compressed Video for Psy 430

Subject Areas

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