Subject: PSY

Course Number : 1409

Course Title:  Media Portrayals of Psychology

Course Description:

This course focuses on critical consumerism of popular media portrayals of psychological health and illness, topics of which may include addiction, and influential factors such as stereotypes, socioeconomic status, halo effect, and “white washing”/ethnic gloss of casts, among others. Media examined may include television programs, movies, books, manga / comics / graphic novels, music, etc.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  PSY 0101 and Junior Standing

Course Level: upper level