Asian American Psychology

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Course Number




Y. Garrison

Course Long Title

Asian American Psychology

Cross Listed Courses


This course provides an overview of the major theories and research findings in Asian American psychology. The course also explores documented and lived experiences among Asian Americans in the United States, drawing upon interviews, memoirs, films, the arts, traditional healing, interdisciplinary ethnic studies, Asian studies, and multicultural psychology. The course critically explores various topics such as culture, race, ethnicity, immigration, acculturation, stereotyping and discrimination, intergenerational conflicts and trauma, and interracial relationships as they pertain to diverse Asian American communities. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Psychology: IDEA)

INDS Program Relationship

IDAS - ASIA Program

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years