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PSY 1160 African American Psychology

Multidisciplinary study of theories, cultural themes and psychological constructs used to further promote understanding of thoughts, feelings and behaviors of African-Americans.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Identify and evaluate solutions to contemporary challenges confronting the African American community.
  • Differentiate basic African-centered principles and norms of child-rearing, self concept, education, family relations, mental disorders and counseling.
  • Examine the origins of contemporary African American psychology and how the discipline emerged from its African roots and American reality.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Psychology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Curtis
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: MW from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 13
Meets: MW from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Curtis
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Beale
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 21
Section: 501
Open Seats: 21
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Beale
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 6
Section: 5B0
Open Seats: 6
Section: 5B0