Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
PSY 350 Prejudice and Social Identity
4 hours; 4 credits.
The relationship between prejudice, stereotyping, and social identity will be discussed. Social psychological research on prejudice in regard to areas such as ageism, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and body weight will be reviewed. Students will be introduced to a variety of research paradigms in social psychology including cognitive, attitudinal, behavioral, social identity, feminist, and postmodern frameworks. Students will also gain research experience by conducting an interview and an observational study.
Prerequisite: PSY 212
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