Jun 05, 2023
PSY 310 - Multicultural Psychology and Social Justice
An examination of human behavior in cultural context emphasizing the role of culture on thought, behavior, relationships and society. Addresses the influences of identity differences on individuals and society. Examines cross-cultural theory, and methodology. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).
General Education Category: K2 - Community, Culture, & Citizenship
General Education Pathways: P4 Social Justice
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the ways that psychology has perpetuated social injustice.
- Summarize how privilege, power, and oppression may affect experiences of, and beliefs about prejudice, discrimination, and inequality.
- Critically examine personal beliefs, experiences and assumptions about culture, cultural difference, and social justice.
- Articulate how they will become informed citizens through critical analysis of social and cultural influences on the field of psychology.
- Explain how social, psychological, and culturally diverse experiences enhance both individual life experience and improve the community
- Analyze how the relationships between local, regional, national, and global cultures impact individuals’ experiences of community, citizenship, politics and mental health/wellbeing.
- Critically examine how historical, social, economic, and cultural developments have affected communities, citizenship, politics and government
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