Psychology, Creativity and Community   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 556 - Psychology, Creativity and Community

This course examines the psychology of creativity from psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, existential, humanistic, and physiological theories. Following this, the practical application of creativity theories and research findings are applied to intellectual and emotional growth, community development, and arts production. Specific issues such as collaboration, identity, creative style, and moral/social responsibility are highlighted. Students are engaged throughout the class in the process of creativity through individual and group activities. (1 credit)