SOC 255 Social Psychology

This course provides in-depth study of interpersonal behavior, focusing on such factors as socialization and personality, attitude formation and change, perception of self and others, interpersonal attraction, the self-fulfilling prophecy, conformity and deviance, altruism, conflict and aggression, authoritarianism, prejudice and behavior in groups. The course will examine the scientific research in the field and methods of investigating interpersonal behavior. Prerequisite: SOC 101. Three class hours a week. Competency met: Social Phenomenon (5.4), Ethical Dimensions (7.0) 3 credits Not offered every year

3 credits
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