Cultural Psychology

This course examines the effect of cultural differences on identity and psychological processes by comparing normative behavioral and psychological tendencies associated with membership in diverse cultural groups: East Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, African American, Latino, and working- and middle-class contexts within the United States. Topics include: self, emotion, cognition, development, relationships, and physical and mental health.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 30

Prerequisites: PSYC 101, a score of 5 on the Psychology AP exam, or a score of 5, 6, or 7 on the Higher Level IB exam, or permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Chen

Distribution Requirements: SBA - Social and Behavioral Analysis

Typical Periods Offered: Every other year

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Fall