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PSYC 017: Introduction to Social Psychology

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the field of social psychology which examines the factors that shape the actions and thoughts of individual human beings in social settings. Specifically, the course covers how people think about, influence, and relate to one another, how we construct our social reality via cognitive processes, and how personal attitudes, dispositions, and situational variables, shape our behavior.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area D - Social Sciences
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: PSY 170 - Introduction to Social Psychology
Last Updated 7/19/23