PSY-464 Experiences of Intersection for Future Helping Professionals

This upper division course will explore the intersection of race, ethnicity, class, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and religion in US society and cross culturally. The course will examine the psychological and social impact of prejudice, discrimination, and oppression on individuals and groups. Course content, assignments, and discussion will work to build an understanding of the impact of living with unique intersections of privileged and marginalized identities. Students will apply their knowledge of intersectionality to themselves and prepare themselves for future work with diverse individuals in a range of helping professions (e.g., education, health care, counseling, social work, coaching). Prerequisite: PSY-206


3 credits


Prerequisite: PSY-206