This course provides an introduction to community psychology. This discipline is a justice-oriented field of psychology that is uniquely rooted in interconnection and context. In this course, learners will examine the definitions, principles, history, values and methods of community psychology. The course will also explore major theories guiding community psychology practices and the applications of community psychology. Key concepts will be applied to analyze real-world social problems from a community psychology perspective and to identify appropriate social interventions.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including PSYC 100 and PSYC 101
PSYC 329 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
PSYC 240 is recommended.