Title

PSY3820-ST.(ST) Cross-Cultural Psychology.F15.Faculty,St Thomas

Faculty Name

St Thomas Faculty

Document Type

Syllabi

School

CLA

Department

ACTC

Course Subject

ACTC

Course Number

3820

Course Section

ST

Course Title

(ST) Cross-Cultural Psychology

Academic Term and Year

Fall 2015

Credits

4.00

Hamline Plan Letter

D

Area of Study

PSY

Course Description

Goals: To examine research and theory on cross-cultural psychology from international and domestic perspectives. To gain an overview of how cross-cultural issues relate to and affect different areas of psychology and to present the methods psychologists use to study culture and its effects on behavior and emotion (from social psychology to clinical psychology). Content: Topics include (but are not limited to) cultural universality and specificity, ethnic identity, cultural variations in human development, personality, emotion, cognition, social interactions and psychopathology, psychology of immigration and acculturation, mindfulness-based approaches, and psychological assessment and treatment of culturally diverse populations. Prerequisites: PSY 1330 and PSY 1340 or equivalents (grades of C- or better) Credits: 4

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