Jul 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IDS 305 - Surviving to Thriving: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Developing Resiliency and Coping

Critical exploration of concepts, research, and techniques pertaining to resiliency and coping. Application of biopsychosocial and cultural perspectives. Students will utilize experiential exercises to understand ways to enhance optimism, decrease stressors, and improve well-being. Course will be offered every year (Winter, Summer).

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Distinguish between resilient and non-resilient characteristics.
  • Outline the variety of factors (biopshychosocial and cultural) that contribute to resiliency.
  • Analyze the development of resiliency.  
  • Predict resiliency and decipher coping capabilities, limitations, and competencies.
  • Design an individual plan to apply resiliency-related concepts to approaches to life situations.
  • Implement and evaluate a variety of resiliency and coping techniques by applying and executing some of the strategies included in individual plans of study.

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