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PSY 212 - Social Psychology

Fall 2006 Course Calendar

 

The following is a tentative course calendar, subject to change if required by university scheduling, additional time required on a particular chapter, or other unforeseen events.      Any changes to this calendar will be announced in class well in advance.

 

 

Week              Topic                                                                                       Text

8/22                 Introduction to Social Psychology                                             Ch. 1

 

8/29                 The Self in a Social World                                                        Ch. 2

 

9/5                   Social Beliefs and Judgments                                                     Ch. 3

 

9/12                 Behavior and Attitudes                                                              Ch. 4

 

9/19                 Unit Test on Chapters 1-4 (September 19)              

                        Genes, Culture and Gender                                                       Ch. 5

 

9/26                 Genes; Conformity                                                                    Ch. 5, 6

                        First portfolio assignment due September 28

 

10/3                 Conformity; Persuasion                                                             Ch. 6, 7

 

10/10               Persuasion; Group Influence                                                      Ch. 7, 8

 

FALL BREAK

 

10/24               Group Influence                                                                        Ch. 8

                        Unit Test on Chapters 5-8 (October 26)                                                                                             

10/31               Prejudice                                                                                  Ch. 9

                        Second portfolio assignment due November 2

 

11/7                 Aggression                                                                               Ch. 10

 

11/14               Attraction and Intimacy                                                             Ch.11

 

11/21               Helping                                                                                     Ch.12                                      

                       11/23 Thanksgiving holiday              

 

11/28               Conflict and Peacemaking                                                         Ch.13

                        Third portfolio assignment due November 30

 

12/5                 Unit Test on Chapters 9-13 (December 5)

Review for Final