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Cross Cultural Psychology (PSY 220)

Term: 2015-2016 Academic Year Fall

Faculty

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

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

    Description

    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