Sep 23, 2023  
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAIS671 Women’s Self-Esteem and Spirituality (3 cr.)

This course focuses on the effects of traditions and contemporary culture on women’s self-esteem and spirituality. Issues surrounding women’s development of adequate self-esteem and spiritual maturity are addressed. Alternative visions for women’s self-affirmation, full human development, and spirituality are investigated in theoretical and practical ways.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Discuss the relationships between women’s self-esteem and women’s life experiences.
  2. Examine the forces (psychological, political, economic, and religious) of the American culture that impact women’s self-esteem.
  3. Integrate traditional and cultural influences into a model or alternative for positive cultural change.
  4. Analyze how spirituality has been influenced by culture.
  5. Evaluate the relationship between spirituality and self-esteem.

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