UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY4323 - Cultural Diversity and Psychology

PSY 4323 Cultural Diversity and Psychology (3 semester credit hours) This course will review classis and current research in the field of cultural psychology by focusing on major theoretical approaches and methodologies to understand how culture shapes the human mind and what mechanisms underlie cultural influences. The course will include the following topics: theoretical approaches and methodologies, culture and basic psychological processes (self, cognition, emotion, motivation, relationships, and development). within-cultural variation, culture and biology, and cultural acquisition and transmission. (3-0) Y