|Winter Term 2018 Social Psychology of Prejudice - 1219 - PSYC 272
Prerequisites/Notes: PSYC 100 or sophomore standing
Catalog Description : A lecture course exploring social psychology through the lens of research and theory on prejudice and discrimination. What are prejudice's causes, consequences, and cures? We will examine theories related to personality, emotion, cognition, and perception that help to explain generalized and specific prejudices (e.g., sexism/heterosexism, racism, ethnocentrism, anti-Semitism). Students will be assessed through exams and papers. Intended as an alternative to PSYC 270.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course