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Sinclair College

PSY 1160 Black Psychology

Multidisciplinary study of theories, cultural themes and psychological constructs used to further promote understanding of thoughts, feelings and behaviors of Black Americans.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Identify and evaluate solutions to contemporary challenges confronting the African American community.
  • Differentiate basic African-centered principles and norms of child-rearing, self concept, education, family relations, mental disorders and counseling.
  • Examine the origins of contemporary African American psychology and how the discipline emerged from its African roots and American reality.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3