A study of the issues and influences related to gender, sexual orientation, and the major racial/ethnic and cultural groups in the United States and how they affect theoretical and research paradigms in psychology and clinical and counseling practices. The course expands the students’ frame of reference concerning human diversity and applies this knowledge to counseling and research issues in psychology.
Examine emerging issues in cross cultural psychology.
Discuss the application of cross cultural psychology to other disciplines.
Social Cognition and Interaction
Discuss the concept of conformity as it relates to cross cultural psychology.
Explain the relationship between social perception and social cognition.
Sociocultural Nature of Individuals II
Examine psychological disorders.
Discuss the relationship between human development and socialization.
Sociocultural Nature of Individuals I
Evaluate the effectiveness of intelligence testing.
Analyze theories related to intelligence.
Discuss the roles of cognition, emotion, and motivation in cross cultural psychology.
Introduction to Cross Cultural Psychology
Explain the differences among values, beliefs, and behaviors.
Compare and contrast traditional and nontraditional cultures.
Discuss the methodology associated with cross-cultural research.
Discuss the role of critical thinking in cross-cultural psychology.
Analyze the relationship between cultural psychology and cross cultural psychology.
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