PSYC 180

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Social Psychology

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in CRIT 103, CRIT 103W, or satisfactory test score; concurrent enrollment in CRIT 103 or CRIT 103W allowed. Social Psychology is the scientific study of how individuals think, influence, and related to one another. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental theories and research methods prevalent within the field of Social Psychology, the branch of psychology concerned with the origin of social interactions, as well as their effects on the individual. Topics explored in this course include, but are not limited to: social cognition, attitudes, conformity, altruism and prosocial behavior, stereotyping and prejudice, conflict and aggression, persuasion and power, obedience and group dynamics, decision making, social identity, and self-concept formation. [Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer]

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Day Time Campus Method Building
06/01/2020 - 08/05/2020 Online Regular

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