PSYC2203 Understanding Diversity

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: PSYC2203

Credits: 3

Term: Fall, Spring

About the Course:

In the United States, the rapidly changing demographics of the population have increased cultural diversity at all levels in all segments of society. The course will incorporate discussion of gender, socioeconomic status, religion, race, and ethnicity, as they affect various aspects of interpersonal interactions. Students will work “from the inside-out”, learning to recognize the impact of their own cultures on their existing world views, and then comparing their cultural assumptions to those of people from other groups with the goal of developing more positive relations across cultures. Prerequisite: PSYC1001 or SOCI1001. Meets the requirement for Humanities/Fine Arts, Psychology and Social Science elective.

Course offered: Fall, Spring of odd-numbered years.

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