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 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.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: PSYC101 OR PSYC105
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
One social psychology textbook (TBD) and several primary source articles.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
There will be three in-class examinations, one mini paper, and a major term paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who have taken PSYC260 Social Psychology cannot take this course. Students will also be expected to actively participate in class discussions. This is a column 3 Breadth Requirement course.
|Instructor(s): Danso,Henry A. Times: .M.W... 08:30AM-09:50AM; Location: JUDD116; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 10||FR: 10|
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