Study of individual behavior within the social environment. Topics may include socio-psychological processes, attitude formation and change, interpersonal relations, group processes, self, social cognition, and research methods. PSYC 2319 is included in the Psychology Field of Study.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Define social psychology and related terminology.
  • Discuss the relationship between the person and the situation and its influence on attitudes, prejudice, aggression, prosocial behavior, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Describe the dynamics of group behavior in areas of social influence, such as altruism, conformity, obedience, deindividuation, leadership, intergroup relations, and conflict and cooperation.
  • Identify and evaluate the current and historical research, and research methods of social psychology, including ethical considerations.
  • Apply social psychological principles to real-world issues.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0



  • Must be TSI Complete for Reading