BLK285 Introduction to African Psychology: A Cultural Approach

Survey of theories and research concerning the nature of the African-descent people's psychosocial reality within traditional Africa and throughout the African diaspora. The African-centered cultural framework will be emphasized (that is, traditional African cultural perspectives and approaches to all things psychological will be emphasized). The course will cover such issues as the concepts and history of Black Psychology, the origins of African-centered psychology, the manifestation of the African worldview within traditional Africa and the African diaspora, and the role of African spirituality within traditional Africa and the African diaspora.


  • 3


  • GE3: WRLD
  • Effective Expression/Written
  • GE4: World Civilizations
  • Liberal Arts


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate

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