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PSYC 205
Social Psychology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences] [Diversity]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Study of how the behavior presence of others impacts individual behavior and attitudes. Topics include conformity, obedience, aggression, prejudice, persuasion, interpersonal attraction, self-justification, and group processes. Recommended: READ 088 or higher. Course taken prior to fall 2010 also accepted for diversity requirement. Formerly PSY 205.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish among the major theoretical perspectives within social psychology and apply them to an array of relevant topics.
  • Apply social psychological concepts to self and others.
  • Define and explain terminology in social psychology.
  • Appraise the value and validity of research in social psychology.
  • Explain factors related to individual differences in self-understanding and social interactions.

  • Course Topics
  • Basic research methods
  • Nature and nurture as influences
  • The self
  • Persuasion and control
  • Social cognition
  • Emotion
  • Attitudes and belief
  • Prosocial and antisocial behavior
  • Inerpersonal relationships
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Social influence and groups
  • Prejudice and intergroup relationships

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PSYC 205
    Winter 2015
    1504
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson
    PSYC 205
    Winter 2014
    1504
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson
    PSYC 205
    Winter 2014
    9675
    Trisha Whitman
    PSYC 205
    Winter 2013
    1504
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson
    PSYC 205
    Spring 2012
    8018
    Katherine Redar


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.