An examination of the theoretical and empirical literature in social psychology focusing on social cognition, judgments and decision making, stereotyping and prejudice, interpersonal relationships, personality and the self, group processes, and social learning. Emphasis will be placed on how theories can be applied to issues and problems.
- Ability to evaluate and critique social psychological theories and concepts at an advanced level.
- Understand scientific principles and be able to use scientific methods to investigate social psychological phenomenon.
- Understand applications of social psychological theories and methodologies to solve social issues and organizational problems.