Understanding the Self
This course assists you in your journey to understanding the self. It deals with the nature of identity, as well the factors that contribute to the development and maintenance of identity. The course was designed to facilitate the exploration of issues and concerns regarding the self and identity to arrive at a better understanding of one's self. The course is divided into 3 parts: Part I seeks to construct the self through an exploration of various disciplinal perspectives such as philosophy, psychology, sociology and anthropology. Part 2 provides insight on the aspects that make up the self including the physical and sexual selves. Part 3 is focused on managing the self and highlights perspectives on self-care. The end goal of the course is to give you an ultimate understanding of your self for optimal self-development.