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PSY 2110 - Psychology and African-Americans: Psychology & African-Americans

Psychology and African-Americans (PSY 2110) 

This course examines the history of American psychology in the context of how African-Americans have been studied and treated during the past one hundred years or more. 

  • Theories of racial identity development are contrasted and utilized to explain the behavior of black and white Americans. 
  • Belief systems and world views are explored to determine their relevance for understanding behavior in general.
  • The psychology of African-Americans is viewed from an Afrocentric, humanistic, and socio-culture perspective.

Students are exposed to the multicultural perspective in psychology and are encouraged to use this perspective for understanding behavior in the broadest context.

Social Sciences Department

The Social Sciences Department prepares students for a wide range of careers. With a focus on global studies, local studies, and psychology, the department prepares students to be critical thinkers.

Dr. Korey Brown
Department Chair

Address: Marlboro Hall (MH), Room 2054
Phone: (301) 546 - 0526
Email:brownkb@pgcc.edu  
WebsiteSocial Sciences Department