PSY-401 Social Psychology

This course provides an introduction to social psychological theory, research, and application. Topics covered include: attitude formation and change, social influence processes, social cognition, moral development, interpersonal attraction, aggression, prejudice, and political psychology. Basic social issues, concepts, theories, and research findings from the field of psychology are applied to understand major social problems confronting the contemporary world, such as genocide, poverty, and international conflict. (Same as SOC 401.) Class is only for juniors and seniors.