Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSY                                     Course Number: 221                                    
Course Title: Social Psychology
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Social Psychology is primarily concerned with the relationship between the social environment and individual thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This course will provide a general introduction to the theories, practices, and findings of social psychology as well as a more detailed consideration of selected areas of social psychological research. Major topics in social psychology include attraction, aggression, altruism, authority, prejudice and stereotyping, attitude formation and change, and social perception.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and PSY 101.
Start Date:    04/30/2011                         End Date: