Spring 2014

Social Psychology

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-220

Formerly listed as: PSYC-20

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Catherine A. Sanderson (Section 01)


The individual’s behavior as it is influenced by other people and by the social environment. The major aim of the course is to provide an overview of the wide-ranging concerns characterizing social psychology from both a substantive and a methodological perspective. Topics include person perception, attitude change, interpersonal attraction, conformity, altruism, group dynamics, and prejudice. In addition to substantive issues, the course is designed to introduce students to the appropriate research data analysis procedures.

Requisite: PSYC 100 or consent of the instructor. Not open to first-year students. Limited to 40 students. Fall semester:  Visiting Professor Mendoza. Spring semester:  Professor Sanderson.

If Overenrolled: Let all in. Will give preference based on major and year.


2020-21: Offered in Fall 2020, Spring 2021
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Fall 2020