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2017-2018 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 220 - Social Psychology

Semester Hours: 3
A lecture-discussion course addressing the question of why humans behave as they do. Reviews biological, psychological, and sociological theories about the causes and effects of human behavior; presents an interdisciplinary picture of the genetically determined and socially acquired influences on personal behavior. The course addresses individual and group tendencies as they relate to a series of distinctive behaviors, such as aggression, altruism, attitudes, attraction, communication, conformity, group interaction, and prejudice.

Pre-requisites: PSY 200 - General Psychology  or SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology .

Offered: Fall and Spring.

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