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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 355
Title African American Psychology
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/V
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1171 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 10:50am - 12:05pm MH-240 Michael Mobley


This course is an introduction to historical and contemporary sociopsychological perspectives, theories, and research about African Americans and people of African descent in the U.S. Topics include personality self-attributes, racism and discrimination, salience of race among intersecting multiple sociocultural identities, achievement and education/schooling, kinship and family, intimate relationships, career and vocational development, religion, and spirituality, and mental health and collective well-being. Three lecture hours per week.