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PSY 235 - Social Psychology: A Psychological Perspective


This course introduces students to social psychology from the psychological perspective. Social psycology is the scientific study of the nature and causes of human social behavior, emotion and cognition. This course will cover a range of topics including: how the traits and/or personality of an individual interact with the social environment, social inference, schemas, attributions, conformity and obedience, altruism, emotion, stereotypes and prejudice, interpersonal attraction, aggression, attitudes, persuasion and social facilitation. This course will also use social psychology research and knowledge to understand historical and current human situations.  
Prerequisite(s): PSY 180  
4 credits = 4 lecture



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