Relationships between theories of psychology and LDS thought.

Course Details

PSYCH 307 (Writing within Psychology) & PSYCH 309 (Psychological Testing) & PSYCH 310 (Psychological Research Design and Analysis); or instructor's consent.
Course Outline
Required Modules
0. Preparation and Background: Logical Arguments
1. Setting the Stage: Characteristics of an LDS Psychology
2. Greek vs. Hebrew Worldviews
3. Secular vs. Christian Perspectives on Truth
4. Apostasy and Restoration
5. Leveling the Playing Field
6. Basics of Moral Agency
7. Individualism vs. Relationality
8. Moral Constraints on Sexuality
9. The Atonement and Therapy
10. The Church and Same-Sex Attraction
Optional Modules
A. Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence
B. Contract vs. Covenant Marriage
C. Self-betrayal Theory
D. Rogerian Psychology
E. Forgiveness and Therapy
F. Theistic Approaches to Therapy
G. The Dangers of Biological Reductionism
H. Therapy and Sexual Attraction
I. Same-Sex Parenting