Jun 06, 2020  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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PSYCH 329 - Psychology of the African-American Community


This course will include an examination of the development of hip hop in the US as a psychological, cultural, political and artistic resource. In particular, the course examines hip-hop literacy, language and learning, art, performance, and dress. Psychological explanatory theories related to hip-hop and its impact on society will be examined. Topics include: culture, community, crime and injustice, economics, education, family, history, identity, language, politics, sports, race and racism, sex and sexism. Emphasis is placed on hip-hop in a variety of contexts including schools, religious organizations, and political movements. Comparisons of hip hop with other African American community dynamics will be made. Prerequisites: PSYCH 132 . (3)



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