Catalogue 2016 - 2017

PSY 332 Community Psychology


3 cr.


PSY 101 and junior standing, or permission of the chair.

Course Description

Community psychology is an applied area of psychology that studies the real-world interaction between the individual and their community. Social issues and social policy play an integral role in an individual’s health and well-being. This course emphasizes citizen participation and empowerment, social change, social justice, program evaluation and program development. Utilizing a service learning framework students will engage in a community program/project to experience the course material in action.