Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    May 29, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 451 - Psychology of the African-American Experience

Credits: 4
An examination of a broad spectrum of theory, research, and practice that focuses on the study of the psychosocial experience of African Americans. Some of the themes addressed include: historical and philosophical foundations and research paradigms of African/Black Psychology, psychosocial legacies of enslavement, African/Black personality and identity, education and intelligence, and the psychosocial implications of Black popular culture.

Prerequisite: PSYCH 110 , or one core course in Psychology from either the Human Processes (160s) or Individual Differences (170s) category, or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: IP, PD.

This course satisfies the structures of power and privilege (SPP) requirement for Psychology majors.