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PSY 321 Social Psychology (3 credits)

Course Description

This class is designed to expose the student to the various topics of study related to social psychology.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
• be aware of the major theoretical models put forth to explain various social psychological phenomena
• be aware of the major variables studied and the knowledge accumulated concerning these variables
• be able to reflect upon how these models and knowledge impact their personal social lives and their worldview
• be able to understand, at least at a surface-level, primary literature generated by researchers in the field
• be able to detect and apply social psychological constructs to the social reality they experience

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Learning Documentation

This course consists of 3 tests, a research report, and a social analysis paper.

Learning Evaluation

The tests are each worth 120 points, the research report is worth 100 points, and the social analysis paper is worth 40 points, for a total of 500 points in the course.

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