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College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMST 370 - Understanding and Confronting Racism

Cross-Listed as PSYC 370  
An examination of the social psychological factors associated with race prejudice and racism, particularly in the United States. Focusing on the psychological theories proposed to understand racism, this course investigates the causes and consequences of racism at the individual, interpersonal, institutional and cultural levels of society. Special attention will be given to exploring interventions to reduce racism. Culture and Context course. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 , PSYC 201  (or MATH 155 ), and at least one intermediate course in Psychology. (4 Credits)