PSY 255: Applied Social Psychology

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

This course explores how social psychological concepts are utilized in media, including literature, film, and television. The course emphasizes how social psychological theories are illustrated through fictional characters and situations along with investigating how accurately these characters and situations reflect real life research on said theories.

Prerequisite Courses

A grade of C or better in PSY 100.

Course Outcomes
  • Recognize the study of psychology as a science.
  • Apply the principles of social psychology to media.
  • Utilize social psychology concepts in explaining media depictions human behavior.