LPSY

3775

Culture, Ethnicity&Mental Hlth

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Psychology

Undergraduate Course

Culture, Ethnicity&Mental Hlth

Spring 2020

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: A

CRN: 6960

Credits: 4

This course provides a foundation for understanding how race and racism, ethnicity and culture affect mental health. Topics include: identity development, immigration and acculturation, health disparities by race and ethnicity, forms of interpersonal racism, defining solidarity and allyship, cultural variation in expressions of distress, psychiatric classification of "mental illness": vs. culturally grounded explanations of symptoms. This is a participatory and experiential course in which discussion is facilitated through affinity groups, and you will do a group change maker project to work towards change in your community. Prerequisites: (Undergraduate level LPSY 2008 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2020 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2040 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2036 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2042 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2048 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2038 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level LPSY 2044 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level ULEC 2161 Minimum Grade of C)

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Psychology (LPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 28

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:56am 9/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 12:00pm - 1:40pm

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Date Range: 1/21/2020 - 5/7/2020