SO 287 Culture, Society, and Happiness 4 cr. (4-0-0)
- Offered: Contact Department
- Applies toward the integrative thinking (intt) general education requirement.
Human happiness is a focus of multiple traditions -- artistic, poetic, religious, philosophical, scientific, and social scientific. This course addresses the social and cultural factors that contribute to, or detract from, the experience of happiness. The emphasis is on social forces – interpersonal, institutional, and global -- that shape our human journey on a path toward well-being.
Note: Cross-listed with AN 287.