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AFPY 270 African-American Psychological Perspectives

(Second semester/4 credits)

This course will explore the theories, research and practices of African-American psychology. Focuses on understanding of the forces that have influenced this unique, coherent and persistent psychological perspective. Themes include definition and development of African- American psychology; issues related to identity and personality development of African- Americans; and evaluation of psychological principles, theories and assessment techniques in relation to the personality and behavioral development of African-Americans.