Fall 2020 - PSYC 260 D100
Introduction to Social Psychology (3)
Class Number: 3158
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 13, 2020
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
1 778 782-9563
Examines methodology and content in social psychology. Topics include: attitudes and values; social perception and cognition; group behavior; social includence; prejudice, discrimination, and sexism; aggression; altruism, interpersonal attraction and interpersonal relationships. Breadth-Social Sciences.
This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to the fascinating field of Social Psychology. This means that we’ll be exploring both classic and current theories and research, while considering how this body of work can be applied to our own lives. Some topics that we will cover include: prejudice, stereotypes, culture, conformity, persuasion, and happiness.
- Mid-term Exam: 20%
- Writing Assignments: 40%
- self-assessment/term paper/project: 15%
- Final Exam: 25%
Aronson, Elliot., Wilson, Timothy. D., Fehr, Beverley. and Akert, Robin. M. Social Psychology (6th Can ed.) Pearson Education
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