Fall 2008

Close Relationships

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-54


Catherine A. Sanderson (Section 01)


An introduction to the study of close relationships using social-psychological theory and research. Topics will include interpersonal attraction, love and romance, sexuality, relationship development, communication, jealousy, conflict and dissolution, selfishness and altruism, loneliness, and therapeutic interventions. This is an upper-level seminar for the major requirement that requires intensive participation in class discussion and many written assignments. Requisite: Psychology 20 or 21. Instructor consent required. Limited to 15 students. Open to juniors and seniors. Fall semester. Professor Sanderson.