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PSYCH 320 - Social Psychology

5 Credits
The scientific study of how people’s thoughts, feelings, and actions influence, and are influenced by, other people.

Pre-requisite(s) PSYC& 100 with min 1.0
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS
Course Note For students enrolled in a BAS program.

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Online
Designed to Serve For students admitted to a BAS program.
Active Date 20210403T10:09:44

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Social Cognition
  • Social Beliefs and Judgments
  • Behavior and Attitudes
  • Social Influence
  • Genes, Culture, and Gender
  • Conformity and Obedience
  • Persuasion
  • Group Influence
  • Social Relations
  • Prejudice
  • Aggression
  • Attraction and Intimacy
  • Prosocial behavior
  • Conflict and Peacemaking

Student Learning Outcomes
Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in social psychology

Describe applications of social psychology

Use scientific reasoning to interpret social psychological phenomena

Demonstrate social psychological information literacy

Apply ethical standards to evaluate social psychological science and practice

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