Mar 01, 2021  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 3309 - Cross-Cultural Psychology

Credits: 3 hrs
Universal human behaviors exist across all cultures; as well, differences in behavior and thinking are impacted by culture. This course examines the interplay of individual, ethnic, and cultural factors in psychosocial growth and well-being. The aim is to apply analysis of cultural factors regarding decision-making, problem-solving, and effective communication when comparing cultures around the world. Issues of globalization, diversity, cultural-bias, and cross-ethnic communication are addressed. Course will examine a range of topics based on instructor. Topics may include but are not limited to identity, sports, media, religion, education, health, and development. This is a critical reading depth course in the psychology curriculum. 
Pre-requisite(s): PSY 1301  
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Reading
Latest Update(s) Approved by Academic Standards and Curriculum: March 19, 2019