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(PSYC 357) Cultural Psychology

A study of the ways in which behavior is shaped and influenced by diverse ecological, social, and cultural settings and forces.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite PSYC 111
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Describe and understand the complexity of culture and how it is used in psychology.
  2. Distinguish between collective and subjective culture.
  3. Identify the ways that culture transforms how we relate to each other and our social worlds.
  4. Apply cultural psychological concepts to basic and complex social phenomenon such was emotion, thinking, memory and acts of violence.
  5. Make the familiar strange and the strange familiar.