Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

PSY-106 - Psychology of African Americans (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course presents the psychological principles shaping the personality of African Americans. The course includes a critique of traditional statistics, racial myths, discriminatory thinking and behavior. Analysis of attitudes and behaviors which develop in prejudicial socio-economic, educational, and political systems and ways to counteract them are reviewed. This course emphasizes proactive African leadership and the lifestyle of individual African Americans and their community.

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