Introduction to Critical Psychology

School of Undergraduate Studies BIS 1409 3.00

Students will have the opportunity to explore and contrast the values, assumptions, and objectives of mainstream psychology with those of critical psychology. In particular, students will explore the ways in which mainstream psychological approaches hinder well-being and social justice, detrimentally impacting individuals and communities. Through critical psychology, students will learn skills for engaging in emancipatory practices that promote human welfare and social justice. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, history and philosophies of psychology, clinical psychology, social psychology, community psychology, counseling and therapy, and research methodologies. BIS student

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