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Psychology Classes - Fall 2019
Posted by Las Positas College On August 12, 2019

PSYC 21: Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychology

CRN 23219
Monday/Wednesday 12:30-1:45 PM

Course description: This course is an introduction to cross-cultural identities, which focuses on the way culture influences human behavior and shapes mental processes. We will study a variety of ethnic, social, and cultural group developmental norms and the extent of influence these norms may have on an individual. This course seeks to strengthen diversity awareness and knowledge by bringing awareness to the importance of engaging in difficult discussions. This course will review a broad range of theories and research findings regarding cultural influences on human behavior and cognitive process. Topics covered include development of an individual worldview, identity development, stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, racism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism, immigration & acculturation, privilege, oppression and cross-cultural issues in psychological literature. Strongly Recommended: PSYC 1 with a minimum grade of C

PSYC 13: Psychology of Women

CRN 22747
Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-1:45 PM

Course description: This course examines the diverse experiences of women from a psychological perspective. Students will explore psychological theory and research on gender and issues that affect women, and will gain insight into how psychologists investigate gender-related issues. Strongly recommended: Psychology 1