HSS 280 Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of other people. This course introduces students to theoretical perspectives, research methods, empirical findings, and practical applications of social psychology. Various topics in social psychology such as interpersonal processes, obedience to authority, social influence, social perception, attitude change, prejudice and discrimination, attraction and liking, and aggression and violence are covered.




Humanities and Social Sciences Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester