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Cross Cultural Psychology (PSY 220)

Term: 2015-2016 Academic Year Fall


Mr. Henry LaborantiUser Info
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Office Hours:
  • 570-961-7800 EXT: 2902
  • Towanda Center - By Appointment


    Mon, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (8/31/2015 - 12/11/2015) Location: TOWA


    This course will explore ways in which human behavior and mental process are shaped and influenced by such characteristics as race, ethnicity, gender, class, disability, and sexual orientation. Some specific issues to be examined include cognition, sensation and perception, intelligence, motivation, emotion, socialization, and psychological disorders. (3 Credits) Prerequisite: PSY105


    PSY 220
    1. Compare and contrast contemporary theories in cross cultural psychology
    2. Use critical thinking skills to examine, analyze, and evaluate cross cultural issues in psychology
    3. Describe the quantitative and qualitative methods that are used to examine cross cultural issues in psychology
    4. To develop and increased awareness and sensitivity to the problems of intercultural conflicts