HFS 503: Culture, Faith and Psychology
HFS 503 – Culture, Faith and Psychology (3 credits)
This course examines the manifestation and applications of faith, spirituality and beliefs through a cultural and psychological perspective. Topics shall include origins of faiths, nature of religion, concept and beliefs of God, social identity (gender, race, sexuality, nationality), consciousness, doctrine, myth and symbols, ethics, impact on social and societal behaviors, influences on human health, and connections to death and bereavement.
Instructor: Prof. Frank White