Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    May 30, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 452 - Psychology of Prejudice

Credits: 4
An overview of the theoretical perspectives, research methods, empirical findings, and practical applications of psychological research on prejudice, stigma, and intergroup relations. Topics include, but are not limited to, the development of prejudice among children, the role of cognitive, social, personality, and motivation factors in maintaining prejudice and stigma, the psychological consequences of prejudice and stigma, and strategies for reducing prejudice, stigma, and intergroup conflict.

Prerequisite: PSYCH 110 , or one core course in Psychology from either the Human Processes (160s) or Individual Differences (170s) category, or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: PD.

This course satisfies the structures of power and privilege (SPP) requirement for Psychology majors.