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College Catalog 2009-2011 
College Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMST 262 - Asian American Psychology

Cross-Listed as PSYC 262 
This course explores the psychological experiences of Asian Americans through readings from disciplines such as psychology, sociology, Asian American Studies, as well as the popular media. The central question organizing this course is how academic research can inform the daily lived experiences of Asian Americans. Topics include racialization and racialized imagery, how behavior is shaped by prevalent stereotypes of Asian Americans, negotiating bicultural/biracial identities, transracial adoption, immigration, acculturation, and mental health, among others. Culture and Context Course. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology  (4 Credits)