The Pursuit of Happiness

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Class Dates

January 15, 2019 to April 30, 2019

Meeting Days

Tuesdays, 8-9:15 a.m.


Physics and Atmospheric Sciences (UA Campus)



Course Instructor(s)

However elusive the state of happiness may be for most people, happiness remains a fundamental goal in American society. This course will explore the interplay between individual and social happiness through various documents, including readings and films, and by comparing happiness among groups (ethnic, religious, gender, social class) and across cultures and nations.