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Psychology

Interested in improving your self awareness, personal relationships, increasing your success in the work place or your understanding of human thought and behavior? The Psychology Department invites you to explore this ever-expansive field that has applications in almost every aspect of life.

Classes

PSYC 22. Psychology of Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
Lec-3   P/NP Available
Critical evaluation of the concept of race as a biological, social and cultural construct and examination of psychological aspects of race and ethnic relations. Psychohistorical analysis of the treatment of African Americans, Asian Americans, Mexican/Latino Americans, and Native Americans in the USA. Emphasis on the strengths and unique contributions of these and other groups to the USA. CSU
Not open to students who are enrolled in or who have completed PSYC 23.
 
PSYC 23. Psychology of Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
Lec-3   P/NP Available
PREREQ.: PSYC 1
Critical evaluation of the concept of race as a biological, social and cultural construct and examination of psychological aspects of race and ethnic relations. Psychohistorical analysis of the treatment of African Americans, Asian Americans, Mexican/Latino Americans, and Native Americans in the USA. Emphasis on the strengths and unique contributions of these and other groups to the USA. Relevant psychological theories and research are applied to a required research paper on psychological and social problems related to discrimination. UC/CSU
Not open to students who are enrolled in or who have completed PSYC 22.