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Psychology 307

HUMANISTIC, EXISTENTIAL & TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Spring 2002

Art Warmoth
Monday-Wednesday 10-11:50
Stevenson 2001


Course Description: This course is intended to provide "foundational knowledge" (K. Bruffee, 1993) in the areas of humanistic, existential, and transpersonal psychology. Sonoma State University is one of two state universities in the United States with a strong humanistic-existential-transpersonal emphasis.

THIS IS NOT A LECTURE-DISCUSSION CLASS. THE FORMAT INVOLVES EXTENSIVE LIBRARY RESEARCH, WRITING, AND STUDY/SUPPORT GROUP WORK. DISCUSSIONS WILL BE SEMINAR STYLE, BASED ON STUDENTS HAVING COMPLETED THE ASSIGNED READINGS.

"Learning Community Pedagogy in Psychology 307" 
The course is divided into five study units as follows:

1. Overview of the Course & Introduction to Phenomenology (3 weeks).
Reading assignments: About Psych 307, A. Warmoth. Social Constructionist Epistemology
2. Existential Psychology (3 weeks).
3. Humanistic Psychology (3 weeks)
4. Transpersonal Psychology (3 weeks)
5. Current Trends/Student Presentations (2 weeks).


SYLLABUS INDEX/LINKS


SSU Psychology Dept.Web Site
Instructor's Web Site

Last updated 3/17/02