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2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PSY 245 WE - Social Psychology

Scientific study of social influences on human behavior.  Topics include social influence, attitudes, group behavior, social perception, social cognition, aggression, and interpersonal attraction.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  PSY 110 General Psychology, Undergraduate level ENG 110 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level ENG 111 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level ENG 107 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level ENG 108 Minimum Grade of D

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate a working knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in social psychology.
2.  Demonstrate an understanding of, and ability to use, basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
3.  Demonstrate the ability to think critically in applying social psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
4.  Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively about social psychology as a discipline and as a source of useful information and resources.

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