Understanding the Self

      The course deals with the nature of identity, as well as the factors and forces that affect the development and maintenance of personal identity.

      The course is intended to facilitate the exploration of the issues and concerns regarding self and identity to arrive at a better understanding of one’s self. It strives to meet its goal by stressing the integration of the personal with the academic – contextualizing matters discussed in the classroom and in the everyday experiences of students –making for better learning, generating a new appreciation for the learning process, and developing a more critical and reflective attitude while enabling them to manage and improve their selves to attain a better quality of life.