CERTIFICATE COURSE ON THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS
Credit: 1 Course Duration: 30 hrs.
CO1 Identify the basic premises of Positive Psychology, and analyze criticisms of the field.
CO2 Identify different ways to define and measure happiness, as well as variables that are related/unrelated to happiness and well-being.
CO3 Employ Positive Psychology interventions to increase personal well-being.
Module-I: Introduction to Positive Psychology (5 hrs)
Positive Psychology: definitions, Goals, Nature and fields of Positive Psychology.
Module-II: Positive Emotional States (7hrs)
Positive Emotions and well-being: psychology of well-being, subjective well-being, The Broaden and Build Theory of Positive Emotions.
Module-III: Happiness (8hrs)
Introduction to Psychology of happiness, Types of happiness- Eudemonic and Hedonic, Theories of happiness, gender and happiness, marriage and happiness
Module-IV: Positive to life (8hrs)
Hope & Optimism, Love, Positive Traits and Life, Genetics and Happiness