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PSY 2225 Social Psychology

A study of the interaction between individual and social environment within a multicultural context. Topics include: self-concept formation, attitudes, persuasion, attributions, group structure and processes, prejudice, aggression and violence.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: PSY 1100 

Outcomes

  • Describe and assess psychological theories, principles, and concepts explaining social cognition, attitude formation, decision making, group processes, pro-social behavior, aggression, conformity/obedience, and stereotyping/prejudice.
  • Explain how human behavior is influenced by social factors such as groups, authority figures, in-group bias, gender roles, cognitive dissonance, etc.
  • Demonstrate mastery of theory and familiarity with research in social psychology via application to interpersonal and group relations.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3