This course is an introduction to social psychology theory and research, covering the interactions of individuals and the relationships of individuals to groups. This course includes such topics as social influence, attitudes, socialization, aggression, prejudice, attraction, obedience, conformity, altruism, person perception, and personality. Group 1 course.
Required Prerequisites PSY 101
or SOC 101
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe social psychological theories and concepts.
- Describe research design in social psychology.
- Will conduct research on a social psychology topic.
- Analyze social psychological concepts and methods to real world issues.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Correlate the relationship between psychological research and impact on society and personal lives.
Learning How to Learn:
- Describe the value of being an informed consumer of psychological knowledge.
- Describe the impact social influence creates in the world.
- Apply effective study and test-taking strategies to real-life situations.
- Conduct social psychology research independently.