INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (offered in both semesters) This course focuses on the ways in which an individual's thoughts, feelings, and actions are influenced by the social environment. It provides an introduction to major theories, principles, methods and findings of the discipline. Topics include social perception and cognition, attitudes and attitude change, gender, attraction, aggression, helping, conformity, obedience, group interaction, and cultural influences. Through a variety of assignments students are encouraged to attend to the operation of social psychological principles in daily living. The course includes both lectures and participation in group experiences. Cross-listed with Sociology and Family Science (cf. Sociology 2820 and Family Science 2430) Three hours a week. 05-09-2018-30-11-2018 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30AM - 12:20PM, SDU Main Bldg, Room 213