Nov 29, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 364 - (D) Psychology of Diversity

3 cr.


(Prerequisites: PSYC 110 , and one of the following: PSYC 220 , PSYC 226 , PSYC 227 , PSYC 224 , PSYC 225 , PSYC 233 , PSYC 236 , or PSYC 237 , or SOC 220  or SOC 224 .)

Examines how individuals’ thoughts, feelings, and behavior are intertwined with their diverse cultural environments.  Includes the psychological processes that lead to social injustices, the effects of discrimination on individual well-being, and strategies for reducing prejudice and promoting diversity.  Emphasis will be on race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status but other dimensions of diversity (e.g., age, weight) will also be considered. Offered alternate years.