Seminar in Social Psychology: Positive Psychology

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Course No: PSYC.4730-HA1; SIS Class Nbr: 1777; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Open

Course Description

An advanced seminar to consider special topics in social psychology, with special focus on critique of the theoretical and empirical literature, identification of future research pathways, and the potential for application with consideration of ethics and social responsibility. Specific topics will vary and may include such topics as social aspects of health and illness; inequalities in education; the impact of globalization; attitude formation and prejudice; and psychology of sex roles. This is a writing intensive course.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PSYC.1010 Intro to Psychological Science, and PSYC.2090 Social Psychology, or PSYC.2550 Community Psychology, and PSYC.2690 Research I: Methods.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Core Codes: SRE, WOC, SS, AMST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Michelle Ryder
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • T,Th | 6:30 PM-9:20 PM EDT
  • Summer 2021: Jul 06 to Aug 16
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual And On-Campus Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 17 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 21, June 4 and June 18 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 18 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 28 and June 11 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Wednesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 9 and July 23 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 16 and July 30 at the regularly scheduled hours.

Related Programs: B.A. in Psychology

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