PSYC 336

Social Psychology

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

In this course, students learn social psychological theories and concepts. They also learn how to understand the research methods on which these theories are based. This knowledge includes an awareness and respect for the diversity of human experience, the importance of social influence on individual behavior, the social significance of groups, and the nature of social change.

Prerequisites

Learning outcomes

General

  • Evaluate, use, and be able to apply and critique social psychological theories and concepts
  • Understand and be able to apply social psychological theories and concepts.
  • Understand the scientific nature of social psychology and be able to us scientific principles to investigate social psychological phenomenon.
  • Understand, be aware of, and respect the diversity of human experience across cultures and historical periods and how such diversity impacts social behavior and social institutions.
  • Understand, be aware of, and respect the diversity of human experience and how it impacts social behavior.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.