sap course 1497450985

Course Code & Number:

PSY 232

Course Title:

Social Psychology

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

The major topics and theorectical approaches of social psychology; persuasion and influence, attraction, friendship and helping others, aggression, attitude, motivation and prejudice.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: PSY 104 OR PSY 102
Co-requisites: NONE
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
Aronson, E., Wilson, T. D., Akert, R. M., & Sommers, S. (2016). Social Psychology, Pearson (9th Edition).
Extended Description: 

This course is designed to give you a broad introduction to social psychology, the scientific study of human social influence and interaction. We will explore the various ways people think, feel, and relate to one another. The course will cover topics such as the research methods of social psychology, social perception, social cognition, attitudes,social influence, individual behavior in groups, interpersonal attraction, and prejudice.

Design Content: 

if relevant for the course

Computer Usage: 
if relevant for the course
Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course students will be able to:

1. Define and explain social psychological theories, terminology, concepts, and studies,

2. Improve your understanding of the research methodology commonly used to understand social psychology phenomena,

3. Apply social psychological theories, concepts and studies to practical situations, everyday life, social problems, and to their own experience,

4. Evaluate the quality of information with a critical mind , 5. Value individual, social and cultural diversity,

6. Express your knowledge and understanding of social psychology in a clear and effective manner

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Video Presentations
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
38
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
9
hrs
Others
81
hrs

Prepared By:

Melike Sayıl

Revised By:

Tuba Dumrul