CPY-856 : Social Bases of Behavior

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Counseling Psychology
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course is designed to offer a sophisticated overview of social psychological theory and research to students pursuing a graduate degree in clinical, counseling, or school psychology. The course will focus on the themes and perspectives of social psychology including: situational and environmental influences on behavior; social perception; human relationships; human behavior in social groups; inter-group conflict; attitudes; and attitude change. Applications of social psychological theory to clinical, counseling, and school problems will be discussed, and the interface of social and clinical psychology will be examined. 3 credits