Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: GE Social Science: Individuals and Groups; GE Writing and Communication: level 2
Prerequisites: Psych 1100
|Essential Social Psychology (2nd edition)||Richard Crisp and Rhiannon Turner||Sage||978-1-84920-386-9|
Example Syllabus: Psych 367 Syll_AU13.rtf
Course Objectives: Although this is a second-level writing course, the course would be more accurately described as a social psychology course with a writing component. You will sharpen your writing skills by engaging in the writing process, obtaining my feedback, and via available writing primers.
Course Content: This course will give you an overview of both classic and current theory and research in social psychology. Special attention will be paid to cutting-edge research, topics that you can apply to your own life, and non-obvious findings. Special attention will also be paid to topics that foster an understanding and appreciation of social diversity.
Method of Presentation: Lecture and discussion.
Method of Evaluation: In class exams, homeworks, a series of short topic-based papers, and an oral presentation.