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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 235 Positive Psychology

This course focuses on the science of happiness and personal effectiveness, with a focus on the empirical study of well being. The scientific study of happiness will include how to define and objectively measure happiness, genetic influences, cultural and environmental influences, neurological influences, behavioral and cognitive influences as well as the systematic study of how to influence life satisfaction. Content is addressed through readings, class lecture and discussion, writing assignments and experiential activities.
Pre-requisite(s): PSYC 100 General Psychology .
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Social Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Social Science
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3