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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 310 - Multicultural Psychology and Social Justice


Description:
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).

Credits: (4)

General Education Category: K2 - Community, Culture, & Citizenship

General Education Pathways: P4 Social Justice

Learner Outcomes:
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

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
12/7/17

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