Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University
Undergraduate

Psychology 2303


Positive Psychology

Introduction to the field of positive psychology. Topics include positive affect, subjective well-being, optimism, psychological strengths, emotional intelligence, compassion, humor, and spirituality.

 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:

None



Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

 

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Describe applications of psychology

 

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research

 

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels

 

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

 

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills for different purposes
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation


Psychology Major:

Elective



Psychology Minors:

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

Additional Notes:

 

 

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