Social Psychology

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social Psychology

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Psychology, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description and Objectives
    This course explores the field of social psychology and guides students understand the assumptions, research questions, methodology, and findings of its major areas. The learning goal of this course is to acquire the foundational knowledge about individuals and their interaction in social contexts. This goal will be achieved by understanding the major theories and empirical findings about the ways in which individuals function within and are influenced by relationships with others in socio-cultural structures. Finally, the ultimate goal of this course is to apply the theories, facts, and perspectives to everyday life.

    Requirements
    Attendance: Attendance is an important part of this course. It is expected that all students attend all classes.
    Exams: There will be two examinations of this course. Each will consist of questions designed to test not only factual knowledge but also comprehension and application of general concepts. Questions will be in multiple-choice format. Each examination will cover approximately half of the course.
    In-class participation: There will be in-class participation throughout the course. The details will be given on the first day of class.

    Required Textbook
    Exploring Social Psychology (7th edition), by David Myers. McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-0077825454

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.