SOP 3723: Culture and Psychology
Course Description for Culture and Psychology
Culture and Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 2012
Description: This course introduces the student to the essential concepts and research in the fields of culture and psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Human behavior and mental processes in various cultures and ethnic groups will be studied. Topics covered in class include definitions of key terms, methodological approaches to the study of culture, acculturation, ethnocentrism, multicultural competence, culture and health, culture and emotion, culture and language, culture and decision making, cultural values, and culture and organizations.