HD 4420

HD 4420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This seminar will cover topics in intimacy relationships, especially liking, loving, and interpersonal attraction.  Some topics will be: What is love? What leads people to be attracted to (or repelled by) one another? What makes relationships succeed or fail? How does one even know if a relationship is succeeding or failing? How does one repair damaged relationships? When is it time to leave? How does love vary across cultures?

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: introductory psychology.

Distribution Category (CA-HE, D-HE, KCM-HE, SBA-HE)

Outcomes
  • Compare and contrast alternative approaches to, and theories of, liking, loving, and interpersonal attraction.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of existing measures of love.
  • Apply what one has learned about love and intimate relationships to one's work and home life.
  • Critique research in the field of intimate relationships.
  • Evaluate how the nature of, and levels of love and attraction change over the life course.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 6420

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18504HD 4420  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Sternberg, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online