SOC-S 230 SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL (3 CR.)
Personality and its development; relationship to culture and communication and to social settings; deviant types.
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- COLL (CASE) S&H Breadth of Inq
- IUB GenEd S&H credit
- COLL (CASE) S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
The objective of this course is to help you understand how the social world shapes our behavior, and how our behavior shapes the social world. To accomplish this, the course provides an introduction to the theories, methods, and practice of social psychology. Social psychology draws on both sociology and psychology, and addresses questions like: How does the way we think shape our interactions with other people? How do our interactions shape the way we think? Why does society work at all, instead of collapsing into anarchy? The answers to these questions are relevant for understanding politics, law, business, how to get along with your roommates, and many other parts of life. This course will draw on a variety of readings and other materials to discuss key concepts in the field, including power, conformity, influence, stereotypes, relationships, conflict, and identity.