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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Social Psychology (PSY 201)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

October 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: critically discuss the major methods of research in social psychology; describe, explain and evaluate research studies examining core areas of social psychology; recognize and evaluate social, cultural, spiritual and other types of diversity; and apply psychological concepts, theories and research findings to solve problems in everyday life and in society.


This course advances the understanding of major principles and findings of social psychology. Major topics include: the science of social psychology; the individual within the social world; the impact individuals have on another individual or group; and social relationships.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology (10/20).