Positive Psychology

Course Code: PSYC 1002

Academic Year: 2023-2024

What is subjective happiness? What does it mean to have a positive mindset? Is there evidence that an intentional positive state of mind enhances the human condition? Throughout the course students will engage in experiential learning and evaluate the research of positive psychology and its aim to promote optimal human flourishing and improve social connection on individual and collective levels. Learners will explore Indigenous ways of being, knowing, and doing within the context of positive psychology. This course will provide a critical and scholarly examination of the core concepts and theories of positive psychology.