This course exposes students to the history of cross-cultural psychology, cross-cultural research methods, and the major dimensions of cross-cultural variability. Research on the cross-cultural similarities and differences in basic psychological and developmental processes, conceptions of health, self construals, personality, abnormal behavior, and interpersonal behavior will be discussed. Cultural influences on ethnocentrism, prejudice, attributions, language and communication, treatment of abnormal behavior, and intergroup relations will be explored. This course can also count toward the global studies program.
G: International and Global Perspectives
Z: Core Capstone
D: Courses not offered on a regular schedule but at the discression of the department, on the basis of student interest and ability to arrange schedules of faculty