MULTICULTURAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY

PSY* 253

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of diversity
issues and invite a healthy dialogue on multicultural topics. Emphasis will
be placed on the relations between different groups and the impact on the
individual members of the group. The course will assist in developing awareness,
particularly for those interested in working in multicultural settings, of the
varying needs of a pluralistic society. Lectures will be structured to permit
open discussion and critical reflection grounded in both personal experience
and scholarly readings. Formerly listed as PSY 253, not open to students who
have successfully completed PSY 253; not open for credit to students who have
successfully passed PSY* 253. Prerequisite: PSY* 111 recommended.