Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
PSY 212 Social Psychology
4 hours; 4 credits
Social psychology is the study of human social behavior viewed from an interpersonal perspective. The role of others in shaping self-concept will be explored as well as the formation of attitudes, attribution theory, the causes and methods of reducing prejudice, social influence and obedience, interpersonal attraction, aggression, altruism, and the development of gender roles and stereotypes, and nonverbal behavior. Research methods and results will serve as the context in which each topic will be discussed. (social science) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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