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Social Psychology
SOC PSYCHOLOGY
CLASS CODE: PSYCH 350 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: PSYCHOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An in-depth view of the psychology of the inner person and what it means to be human. The emphasis is on the complex interplay between the individual and society in the formation of self-concept, attitudes, and the way in which he/she perceives others.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer (even summers)
CONTENT AND TOPICS: 1. Scientific method.
2. History of Social Psychology.
3. Social mechanisms of becoming.
4. Social influence and change.
5. Positive and negative relationships.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. To be able to account for differences in behavior of individuals as they are affected by groups, using social psychological terms and theories.
2. To be able to find, analyze, use and evaluate research information.
3. To improve self as an independent learner-teacher.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Capture (read and summarize) materials from the text and lectures.
2. Expand on the capture by writing personal examples or illustrations of the concepts.
3. Teach other class members from memory.
4. Evaluate personal and group members' work and help each one get better.
PREREQUISITES: Psych 111
OTHER: Students may receive Psych 350 or Soc 350 credit but not both.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001