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PSYC 240: Social Psychology

Social Psychology

PSYC 240: Social Psychology


12 credits and PSYC 120

ENGL 100

This course introduces an overall view of the field of social psychology in order to address major issues and topics that fall within this field and to cover the conditions and circumstances that lead to social behavior and cognition. A wide range of issues and topics will be covered in this course including: nonverbal communication, attribution, impression, cognitive biases, behavior and social cognition, attitude formation, persuasion, cognitive dissonance, social and gender identities, interpersonal attraction, conformity, compliance, and obedience, pro-social behavior, aggression, and group dynamics.