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(PSYC 457) Advanced Cultural Psychology

This course explores collective and personal levels of culture and its intersection. From this approach, culture is a dynamic process where through which meaning is constructed and functions to regulate the human mind.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite PSYC 111, PSYC 357
Offered Variable
Programs Psychology (BS), Psychology Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe and understand the complexity of culture and how it is used in psychology.
  • Distinguish between cross and cultural psychology.
  • Analyze collective and personal forms of culture and how they are interrelated.
  • Explain how human beings organize their psyche and environments through culture.
  • Apply their knowledge of cultural psychological principles to everyday social interactions.
  • Better understand and appreciate cultural diversity.