PSYC 0304 - Social Psychology

Credits: 3

This course offers a broad introduction to social psychology, the scientific study of the way in which people think about, influence, and relate to one another.  Human social behavior will be examined from the viewpoint of the person (traits, motivations, moods), the situation (threats, cultural norms, pressures, influences), and interaction between the person and the situation. Students will explore topics such as social cognition, social perception, self-concept, social judgment, attitudes, persuasion, conformity, aggression, helping behavior, prejudice, interpersonal attraction, and group dynamics.

Prerequisites: PSYC 0101 .

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