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PSYCH 352

Applied Social Psychology.

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Applying social psychological theory, research, and methods to such domains as law, business, education, the media, mental health, and physical health.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

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3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

2. Basic compared to applied social psychology

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to compare and contrast basic and applied social psychology. Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.

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3. Substantive areas of social psychological application

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to identify substantive areas of social psychological application, such as education, physical health, mental health, the environment, and business. Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.

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4. Research project

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply social psychological methods to an intervention designed to understand or ameliorate a social problem. Measurement: Evaluation of project

Title

1. Defining a social problem

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand how one defines something as a "social problem". Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.