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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Interpersonal Behavior in Small Groups/Group Dynamics (SOC397) (PSY282)

Formerly Interpersonal Behavior in Small Groups

Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: articulate and compare the significant theories of group dynamics; apply the principles of group behavior; recognize and predict the effects of conditions and factors that result in specific functions, and behaviors of groups.


Major topics include groups, group formation and development; emergent group structures; mediating group processes; interpersonal power within groups; status and role; group tasks and group goals; groups in action; effective participation in groups; and leadership styles.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology and Sociology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).