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PSY 318 Social Psychology 4cr

A systematic examination of the major theories and research traditions in social psychology. Topics include the development, modification, and measurement of attitudes, person perception, interpersonal attraction, group dynamics, conformity, aggression, and prosocial behavior.
Triad: Social Science
Prerequisite: PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology, SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology or ANT 200 Introduction to Anthropology. PSY 231 Research Methods in Social Science is recommended as a prior or concurrent course.