Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
PSY 213 Cross-Cultural Psychology
4 hours; 4 credits
The pervasive role of culture in shaping behavior, thought, motivations, and emotions will be introduced. Various theories will be described that explain the transmission and modification of culture, the psychological outcomes of cultural transitions, and the behavioral and attributional errors that occur as a result of the lack of cultural understanding. Students will be exposed to various research methodologies and will utilize several of these analytic tools. Empirical findings will be applied to education, health care, and work settings. (social science) (p&d) (cont. wld.) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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