PSYC 507

Jungian: Myth, Soul and Culture

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 1, 2010 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course is for students interested in learning about Jungian psychology's study of mythology both on a general, introductory level and on a more focused level for those with some background or vocational interest. Concepts of the analytic psychology of C.G. Jung and the study of myth by such figures as Joseph Campbell are pursued to help students recognize and think in terms of mythic elements' influence on the world today.

Learning outcomes

General

  • The student can apply these concepts in evaluating real and imagined scenarios.
  • The student can apply these concepts to written texts, events in popular culture or dreams.
  • The student knows the basic vocabulary and concepts of Jungian Psychology and Comparative Mythology.
  • The student knows the vocabulary and concepts of Jungian Psychology and Comparative Mythology.