HD 4210

HD 4210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course will provide an overview of the psychology of Native Americans; accounting for current theories and research on the experiences, behavior, and identities of Native Americans. The course will offer students an immersive, in-depth experience of the topics and themes that scholars are investigating in Native American Psychology.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Required prerequisite: PSYCH 1101 or HD 1150.  Recommended prerequisite: PSYCH 2800, PSYCH 2090, HD 1170.

Distribution Category (CA-HE, D-HE, SBA-HE)

  • Identify past and present major contributors to the field of Native American psychology and how psychology with Native American communities was conducted in the past and how has changed.
  • Understand and know the major theoretical trends of Native American Psychology including Indigenous ontologies (i.e., ways of being) and epistemologies (i.e., ways of knowing), historical traumas and healing, and leveraging Indigenous culture and identity as assets.
  • Critically assess how contexts (e.g., families, media, communities) impact the development and psychological well-being of Native Americans.
  • Consider Native American psychology at the intersection of multiple identities and unique experiences that can come from these intersectional identities.
  • Apply contemporary theories and research to everyday experiences and life.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 4210

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20651 HD 4210   SEM 101

    • MW White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hoffman, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference given to HD/PSYCH majors.