PSYC 250: Social Psychology

Credits 5
Quarter Offered
Spring (even year)
Distribution List
Academic Elective,
Social Sciences

Study of impact of social situations on individual thought processes, emotions, and behavior. Experimental investigation of interpersonal attraction, attitude formation, conformity, aggression, social perception, helping behavior, and prejudice. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Social Sciences, Elective)


  1. Expand knowledge of major social psychological studies and theories.
  2. Identify social psychological questions and hypotheses from daily life.
  3. Develop basic ability to find, comprehend, and think critically about social psychological research.