PS315 Social Psychology
Prerequisite: PS 101 (Completion of one additional psychology elective recommended).

Social psychology is an exploration of important social psychological principles and research as they have developed as theories and as they may apply to contemporary issues in social and organizational settings. Four major areas of social psychology and some of the topics within those areas are social perception (the social self, self-esteem, attributions, biases, self-fulfilling prophecy, stereotypes, social groups); social interaction (interpersonal attraction, the role of rewards, goodness of fit, situational influences, altruism, aggression); social influence (obedience, conformity, compliance, persuasion, group processes); and application (interpersonal, business, health, leadership, motivation). A library component is included.

3 Credit Hours