SOP: Social Psychology Courses

College:Usha Kundu, MD College of Health

Courses

SOP 3004   Social Psychology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Survey of theory, method, and research results in areas of social psychology, such as attitude formation and change, social perception/ cognition, impression formation, social influence, interpersonal attraction and relationships, aggression and pro-social behavior, and group dynamics. Application in areas such as work or health behavior, legal settings, or environmental psychology may also be included.

SOP 3730   Psychology, Culture, and Society

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: PSY 2012

The study of social processes within a cultural context. Topics include non-verbal behavior, the construction of social reality, communication, personal relationships, social influence, discrimination and prejudice, group dynamics, organizational culture and behavior, implications for health and wellness. Meets Multicultural Requirement.

SOP 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

SOP 4702   Psychology and Gender

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: PSY 2012

Addresses the construction of gender as a psychological construct. The psychological construct of gender is considered from biological, social, and individual perspectives. Lecture, discussion, readings, and participative learning methods are used.

SOP 5609   Current Issues in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

1 sh (may be repeated for up to 2 sh of credit)

Topics of current interest in industrial-organizational psychology. May include panel discussions, site visits to local organizations, guest speakers, individual student research presentations, or discussions led by the professor. Industrial-organizational psychology students must enroll for two consecutive terms.

SOP 5905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

SOP 6069   Advanced Social Psychology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Students must take SOP 3004 before enrolling in this course. Contribution of social psychology to understanding of human behavior: emphasis is on theory and research in major areas such as attitude, perception and attribution, attraction, altruism, group behavior, etc.

SOP 6668   Organizational Change and Development

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: SOP 6669

Organizational development: change agentry, role of self in O.D., change theory, feedback methodology, relationship building, team building and quality, Lab learning methodology.

SOP 6669   Advanced Organizational Psychology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Seminar reviewing much of the recent research literature in areas of organizational psychology, including leadership, motivation, job performance, job satisfaction, role behavior in work settings and communications.

SOP 6776   Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Major emphasis is given to research regarding a broad range of sexual dysfunctions and analyses of specific therapeutic interventions. Various styles of sexual expression are also examined in terms of their social and psychological implications. Assumes prior knowledge of counseling theory and practice.

SOP 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)