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COPSY 117 - Love and Power

Maximum of 4.0 possible Credits
Learn about types of love, media myths about love, characteristics of healthy intimate relationships and “red flags” of unhealthy ones. Examine the power of self-esteem, and ways to increase yours, to create and enhance positive, loving relationships.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate level of self-esteem using self-assessment tools. [EXPLORE]
  2. Describe the basic theory that underlies love and various types of loving relationships. [REASON]
  3. List characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships and apply knowledge to assess their own relationships. [REASON]
  4. Use active listening, conflict management, and other communication techniques that enhance relationships. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Identify, examine, and express feelings productively and appropriately. [ACT]
  6. Employ exercises to enhance mood, motivation, and self-esteem. [REASON]
  7. Describe components of Emotional Intelligence related to communication in relationships. [COMMUNICATE]

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