PSYC 379: Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology

PSYC 379-001: Applied Cross-Cultur Psy
(Fall 2021)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Innovation Hall 206

Section Information for Fall 2021

The goal of the global understanding category is to help students see the world from multiple perspectives, reflect upon their positions in a global society, and be prepared for future engagement as global citizens. While it may include a historical perspective, global understanding courses focus primarily on a contemporary understanding of one’s place in a global society.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

A review of important landmarks in cross-cultural research, showing how this research impacts psychology as a discipline. Emphasizes an empirical approach to cross-cultural study and includes topics such as theoretical and empirical developments in cross-cultural psychology, development of coherent schemas to guide cross-cultural research and interventions, comparison of psychology's goals and assumptions in Western and other cultures, and integration of course materials into educational and career goals of students. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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