Graduate Liberal Studies Program

Course Description

GLS 592: Building Blocks Necessary for Personal, Natural, and Cultural Resilience

Instructor: Larry Ferrell

The course is meant to survey resilience literature and to identify necessary elements that contribute to personal resilience in the lives of individuals. Additionally, the study will include a survey of resilience literature to discover essential elements that contribute to resilience of communities in the world. Finally, a survey of American culture will attempt to locate aspects within it that block and elements that build resilience at the local community level as well as at the national level.

Last Update: February 10, 2012