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Exploring Social Psychology
PSYC 263
Spring 2009
Section: 01  

This course introduces students to the theories, methods, findings, and problems encountered in the study of people as social beings. Emphasis will be placed on discussion of experimental and correlational research, conducted both in the laboratory and in the field. Through lectures and discussions students will become familiar with content areas in social psychology, such as attitudes and social cognition, conformity and obedience to authority, social conflict and aggression, stereotypes and prejudice, and applications of social psychology.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning
Students will come to understand ways in which social situations influence belief systems, motivation, emotions and behaviors. Appreciation of these situational influences on cognition and actions should help students to reason ethically about the implications of social status for group outcomes, and how to negotiate the challenges of adhering to the ethics of care versus justice.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC101 OR PSYC105
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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