Social Psychology

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social Psychology

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Recommended Pre/Co-requisites: PSYC11-100 or PSYC11-101; PSYC11-105

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This subject deals with the influence of groups and social settings on beliefs and actions. It provides a treatment of the process of social influence in conformity, attitude change, social stereotypes, social attributions, and conflict and decision-making. This subject develops a critical thinking perspective on issues and findings in social psychology.

     
    Learning Objectives
    1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in social psychology.
    2. Understand, apply and evaluate basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation.
    3. Respect & use critical & creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
    4. Use information in an ethical manner.
    5. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a variety of contexts.
    6. Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social and organisational issues.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.