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College Catalog 2013-2014 
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 268 - The Psychology of Multiculturalism: Identity in Diverse Societies

This course examines the psychological effects of social diversity on our lives as individuals and as group members. Topics include: 1) gender, ethnicity, social class and other group memberships; 2) the perception of others; 3) social identity formation and change in relation to self; 4) in group/out-group relations in relation to identity; and 5) social change to reduce intergroup tensions. Finally, the class will consider how psychology as a discipline might change to become more relevant and sensitive to questions of diversity. Counts as a UP3 course. Prerequisite(s):  PSYC 100  Fall semester. (4 Credits)