Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PSYC                                     Course Number: 328                                    
Course Title: Fundamentals of Psychology in the African Diaspora
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is intended to provide an overview of the psychological constructs that fashion the attitudes, values and social norms that underlie behaviors in people of African ancestry. The concept of African world view will be introduced, followed by a focus on the nature, function and adaptation of identity and acculturation. There will also be an appraisal of the practical implications of current research on the confluence within Africa and the African Diaspora.

Prerequisite: PSYC 101, ENGL 150, any 100 or 200 level History course.
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: