PSYC 3120 Cultural Psychology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 17.
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3 hours; 3 credits
An exploration of theory and research in the contemporary cultural variations of thought, language, and other social behavior, addressing the question of how culture is "involved" in these processes. An examination of research in perception, cognition, motivation, and development and communication; and a review of interpersonal, group, and organizational "differences" across cultures. Historical and theoretical alternatives for making sense of these variations will be considered, leading to the consideration of a "universal" human nature. (This course is the same as Communication 3100 .)
Prerequisite: Psychology 2100 or 2210 or 2200; or Communication 1001 and either Communication 3150W or 3200.