PSYCH 4520: Social Psychology Laboratory

August 7, 2017
Training in experimental and quantitative methods in social psychology. Experiments include topics such as attitudes, persuasion, social cognition, and group processes. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2220, 2300, and 2367 prior to SU13, 2367.01, 3325, 3325H, or 3375, and enrollment in Psych major. Not open to students with credit for 4510 (510) or 520.
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels


  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Enhance teamwork capacity
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation

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