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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