|Cross-Cultural Themes in Psychology - 10823 - PSY 4696 - 811|
Notes: Permission of major coordinator also required. Topical Section Description: The main focus of this capstone is a timely topic important to many fields in
psychology, addressing a need for academic analysis of rapidly changing social
and cultural interactions in the global context. The course will allow students to
see and analyze the linkages between concepts, theories, research findings and
professional applications from the cross-cultural perspective with special
emphasis put on the contemporary psychological phenomena in Japan.
This course also offers a comprehensive analysis of various clinical, social and
cultural perspectives, related to globalization, international mobility, human
relationships in public and private spheres, online psychology/virtual reality, cross-
cultural psychopathology, etc.
This capstone is particularly useful for students planning graduate work in
psychology or considering studying/working overseas, and those who would like
to develop the deeper understanding of multi-layered mechanisms, which
underlie the cross-cultural phenomena in psychology.
This is a writing-intensive course and students are required to explore relevant
literature, critically analyze academic sources and findings, raise questions, and
prepare an academic paper on their particular topic of interest.
Associated Term: 2020 Summer I
Registration Dates: Apr 01, 2020 to May 28, 2020
Registration Levels: Graduate, NonDegree Continuing Undergrad, Undergraduate
Special Approval: Major Coordinator - JPN ONLY
Course Attributes: Writing Intensive
Base Lecture Schedule Type
Classroom Instructional Method
Credit Hours: 3.000
Seats Available: 15