PSY 18100 Cultural Psychology

GE-Social Science/Human Diversity This course introduces general theories and methods related to culture and diversity. Students learn about the role of culture in human development, examine social relationships, and explore how culture molds cognitive processes, perception, and morality. Students explore the bridge between cultural psychology and identity enabling them to evaluate key concepts including gain a better understanding about group identity formation, stereotyping, prejudice, stigma, and multiculturalism through a cross-cultural framework. Students utilize research methods and analytical techniques of culture psychology to critically examining the topics covered in the course. Lab fee may be required.