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
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
Prereqs: PSY 1100
- 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