PSYC-350 Psychology, Culture, and Ethnicity

A critical examination of the role of culture in human development and behavior. Explores (a) the universality and diversity of human biological, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior within and across racial, ethnic and cultural groups; (b) the contexts in which multiple cultures intersect or interact with one another and the historical, institutional and personal factors that influence or regulate these interactions; and (c) the theoretical and methodological approaches psychologists use to explore these issues. Prerequisites: Junior standing and either PSYC-101 or SOCI-101. 4 SH. CC: Diversity, Writing Intensive.