PSYC 3230: Psychology and Culture

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students examine how cultural values shape socialization practices and how this in turn impacts the development of self and personality. Students begin by tracing the origins of culture and exploring factors that influence its spread. Students then examine how culture influences numerous psychological characteristics, including perception, thinking, intelligence, motivation, emotion, well-being, and mental health.

Students will receive credit for only one of PSYC 2332 or 3230.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C-" grade in BUSM 2200; or PSYC 1115 and 1215.

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