PSY 5530 Social & Cultural Bases of Behavior

Includes studies of social psychology; group dynamics and processes; organizational behavior; attribution theory; socially inherited and transmitted patterns of pressure, expectations, and limitations learned by individuals; unique characteristics of individuals, couples, families, ethnic groups and communities; issues and trends in a multicultural society (including culture, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, mental characteristics, physical characteristics, education, family values, religious values, spiritual values, and socioeconomic status); and awareness of discriminatory attitudes and beliefs that can have a negative impact on group and individual relationships in various contexts.