Social Psychology is a branch of psychology that analyzes the individual in the context of a social situation.
This Social Psychology course provides students the opportunity to study the way in which people’s thoughts,
feelings and behaviors are influenced by the presence of others. Students will learn how and when people
are influenced by others, and what happens in the mind of an individual when various influences come into
conflict with one another. Curriculum topics include: How we understand others and ourselves, attitude
formation and change, the influence of social groups, interpersonal attraction, conformity, persuasion,
aggression, and prejudice.