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PSY 5450. Society and the Individual. 3-4 Unit.

This first-quarter course provides an opportunity for students to explore the psychological effects - for self and others - of social dynamics including marginalization and privilege in relation to race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, and physical difference. Students complete a cultural autobiography and consider psychotherapy as a social institution as well as power and powerlessness in society. Awareness work includes attention to group process in the classroom. The intention is to provide a foundation for effective and sensitive clinical and community work with persons different from self. Required for all MAP students in the first quarter of study. Passing this class is a prerequisite for advancing to the second quarter in the program.

Graduate Psychology Programs

...PSY 5450 Society and the Individual (3 units) All MAP students must successfully complete PSY...

BA-MAPS Fast Track

...of their BA degree: PSY 5450: Society & Individual (3 units) PSY 5360D: Research for Mental...