psych702 | Graduate

Social Psychology

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Course Description: This course covers the basic theoretical foundations and recurrent themes in social psychology (including attitudes, stereotyping, conformity, power, aggression, pro-social behavior, the social self, emotions, group dynamics, and inter-group relations). The emphasis is on recent empirical and theoretical developments and includes models of social cognition that are a focus of contemporary social psychological theories.

Course Competencies:

  • Analyze the theoretical foundations and recurrent themes of social psychology.
  • Assess the implications of theoretical and empirical research in the field of social psychology.
  • Justify the application of psychological theory in social psychology.
  • Evaluate the application of various research methodologies in psychology.


This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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