INTS 355: Mindfullness, Meaning & Well-Being

INTS 355-001: Consciousness, Meaning & Life Purpose
(Spring 2015)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM T

Innovation Hall 208

Section Information for Spring 2015

Consciousness is one of the greatest human mysteries. It includes our capacity for awareness at multiple levels, plus it provides a way for developing self-identity and meaning. This course examines scientific evidence about states of consciousness. It provides opportunities for experiences and reflections about the personal impact of states of consciousness on how we find meaningful direction for using our strengths and talents in the world.

A special topic of focus in the course is the nature of human happiness. Included in the course are the theory and practice of mindfulness and meditation; finding meaning in dreams; and, traditions of vision-questing about personal meaning and life purpose.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores the science of well-being, including theories and practices linked to various domains of well-being such as mindfulness, resilience, life-satisfaction, happiness, mind-body wellness, and meaning and purpose. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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