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Seminar in Social Psychology (PSY379)
39 hours (13 weeks)
April 2015 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to apply social psychological principles to understand contemporary society; analyze and integrate articles journal articles that pertain to applied social psychology to their own research and writing; use the initial tools to address conflicts that pertain to social psychology concepts as they relate to modern society; and apply the principles of social psychology to the benefit of children and adolescents.
Seminar in Social Psychology provides an in-depth exploration and application of the principles addressed in Social Psychology. This seminar covers a range of topics that apply to contemporary society, with a focus on social groups and issues within the Jewish community. Topics include: self-esteem, motivation, aggression, abuse, and gender separation in educational settings. Social psychological concepts such as motivation, self esteem, gender differences, conformity, aggression in children and adolescents within an educational setting, interpersonal dynamics in the classroom, fostering sensitivity to special populations, abstract thinking, dependence vs. independence; conformity, peer pressure, depression, suicide, eating and alcohol disorders, group cohesiveness as it relates to youth and their religious identity. Prerequisite or co-requisite: Introduction to Psychology (PSY101) or Introduction to Sociology (SOC101).
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (4/16).