PSYC 791W (05) - Special Topics

Special Topics

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Psychology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15888
New or specialized courses are presented under this listing. Advanced material not normally covered in a regular course offering in which instructor has specialized knowledge through research and study. May be repeated for different topics.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 402 and PSYC 502
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Equivalent(s): PSYC 791
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Pablo Chavajay

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm PARS NB22
Final Exam 12/13/2023 12/13/2023 W 3:30pm - 5:30pm PARS NB22
Additional Course Details: 

Topic: Culture and Human Development

“Culture”-an essential concept that is often disregarded, much debated, or often misunderstood in many arenas. Yet, culture has wide-ranging implications in our everyday life-socially, politically, emotionally, and cognitively. This course is designed to examine the critical roles culture plays in understanding various psychological phenomena. Drawing on research in communities throughout the world, it considers how cultural values, beliefs, and goals of development shape everyday life. Prereq: Psyc 402; 502; 581; or permission. WI.