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Core Courses

The human studies bachelor's degree program centers on six core courses. These classes explore a range of perspectives on the relationships that affect human behavior.

Human Studies Perspectives – Provides an interdisciplinary foundation in literature and philosophy and examines relationships with the self, others, the environment and the transcendent

Relationship with Self – Examines views of "self" from a variety of perspectives to increase awareness and understanding of human development over the life course

Relationship with Others – Enhances awareness of social interaction and its influence on perception, attitudes, interactions and behavior

Relationship with the Environment – Examines how humans relate to the social, physical and natural environments

Relationship with the Transcendent – Explores dimensions of humans' spiritual relationships from psychological, developmental and religious perspectives

Humans Being: Developing a Perspective – Considers the facets of human nature and human existence through a collaborative process

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Greg Crosby, art therapy counseling and human sciences faculty, led an all-day workshop on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Catholic Health Partners in Adrian, Mich. in May 2014.

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September 25, 2014

Marylhurst Gerontology Association Meeting

The Marylhurst Gerontology Association is a student organization open to students, alumni, faculty, and members of the community (whether professio...

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October 14, 2014

Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

As part of our on-going partnership with Mary's Woods, join us for our monthly Marylhurst Day at Mary's Woods. Activities take place throughout the...

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October 24, 2014

Guest Seminar: The Transforming Power of Lifelong Connections

Marylhurst professor Greg Crosby will present a one-day seminar that explores our five connections: physiological, psychological, social, environme...

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