Understanding the Self

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.