PSY 4100 - The Psychology of Immigration

Overview

Description
This course examines the psychological impact of immigration and how immigrants navigate in American society. This course will provide students with a brief overview of our postcolonial history, cultural genocide in residential schools, the problem with the Model Minority Myth, developmental problems in satellite babies, stigma of mental illness among immigrant communities, the role of culture and food, living as migrant workers, the meaning of citizenship, feeling sage in an age of xenophobia, and the importance of immigrants supporting Black Lives Matter movement. Students who take this class will have a better understanding of the role of immigration and the lived experiences of immigrants, become more civically engaged in their communities, and be more culturally competent
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring
Academic Career
Undergraduate Kingsborough CC

Credits

Minimum Units
3
Maximum Units
3
Academic Progress Units
3
Repeat For Credit
No

Components

Name
Lecture
Hours
0

Requisites

011655

Course Schedule

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