Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia University School of General Studies

PSYC W2650y Introduction to Cultural Psychology 3 pts. Prerequisites: none; some basic knowledge of social psychology is desirable. A comprehensive examination of how culture and diversity shape psychological processes. The class will explore psychological and political underpinnings of culture and diversity, emphasizing social psychological approaches. Topics include culture and social cognition, group and identity formation, psychology of multiculturalism, stereotyping, prejudice, and gender. Applications to real-world phenomena discussed.