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Renumbered 2945
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Psychology (PSYC)
PSYC
3945
Psychological Study of Spirituality
Psychology of Spirituality
Spring 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
Yes
REL 3945 - The Psychological Study of Spirituality
PSYC 1001
Corequisites

35

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
REL 3945 - The Psychological Study of Spirituality
No
Fee Type


No


The complex interrelationship between psychology and spirituality: health and wellness; development of a spiritual life; psychological factors involved in spirituality; therapy and multicultural issues.
Goal 1: You will be able to recall, recognize, identify and define basic terms, concepts, theories, research, and relevant issues central to the complex inter-relationship of psychology and spirituality [assessed via the exams (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 2: You will be able to locate, summarize and classify stages of faith development and analyze faith development in the context of Bowen family systems theory [(assessed via the exams (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 3: You will be able to explain, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize the relationship between spirituality and health, the psychobiology of the mystical experience, paranormal experiences, the use of drugs in spiritual experiences, and the power of belief, etc. [assessed via the exams (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 4: You will be able to compare/contrast and analyze Buddhist psychology (assessed via the exams (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 5: You will be able to identify when religion becomes evil (assessed via the exams (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 6: You will be able to distinguish spiritual emergency, spiritual emergence, and psychopathology as per the DSM-IV, TR [assessed via the exam (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 7: You will be able to apply cases to illustrate selected psychological concepts relevant to the inter-relationship between psychology and spirituality [assessed via the exams (graded) and in-class dialogue (non-graded)]. Goal 8: You will be able to critically evaluate the article on “Spiritual Intelligence” [assessed via the formal discussion group (graded)].
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CCAS - GCR: Humanities
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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