The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination|
Spring 2021 not offered
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Christianity Studies, Animal Studies, Sustainability and Environmental Justice|
This seminar offers a social psychological analysis of different forms of prejudice and discrimination, including racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, heterosexism, and less recognized forms of bias, such as the exploitation and control of indigenous peoples, animals, and the natural environment.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(PSYC)
Within psychology, most readings will be drawn from the primary research literature. Outside psychology, the readings will include book excerpts, magazine articles, and press clippings. The readings will be chosen so as to represent a variety of disciplines, research methods, and philosophical perspectives.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Students will be graded on class participation, journal entries, quizzes, a brief class presentation, and a final paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Social Psychology (PSYC260) is a firm prerequisite. If you will not have completed an introductory social psychology course before this course is offered, please do not email the PSYC361 instructor to ask whether it can be taken without the prerequisite.
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