Fall 2011

Close Relationships

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-354

Formerly listed 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: PSYC 220 or 221. Open to seniors. Admission with consent of the instructor. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Professor Sanderson.

If Overenrolled: Will give preference to senior psychology majors.


Writing attentive


2015-16: Offered in Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014