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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 355
Title African American Psychology
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/V


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.