Sep 20, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 33400 - Cultural Psychology (D/S)


As ours society becomes more multi-cultural, the question of how culture impacts psychological processes is increasingly important. The goal of this course is to expose students to the ways that cultural meanings, practices, and institutions influence and reflect individual human psychologies, with an emphasis on cultural variability in psychological theories and research findings. Topics include but are not limited to: a) What is cultural psychology; b) Research methods in cultural psychology; c) Historical and conceptual issues in cultural psychology d) cross-cultural models of self, attention, perception, morality, memory, human development and health, e) cultural differences in gender effects and f) policy implications of cultural psychology
prereq: ENGL 12000, Completion of PSYCH 24900 or 25000
3 hrs.
3 cr.