Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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PSY 242 - Psychology of Intergroup Relations


4 credit(s)
Develops an understanding of intergroup relations. Specifically, you will learn about social identity, social cognition, categorization, and best practices in promoting positive intergroup relations. We will explore these concepts by examining social psychological theories and research in prejudice, discrimination, and diversity. Students will develop an understanding of the frameworks and methods we use to study intergroup relations, the effects of stereotypes and prejudice both from the perceiver’s and the target’s perspective, and strategies that can be used to reduce intergroup biases and conflict.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspectives; Diverse Perspectives.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 150  with a minimum grade of C; ENGW 180 , ENGW 181  or ENGW 182  



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