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Academic Year 2005/2006
The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
PSYC 361 SP
This seminar will involve a psychological analysis of different forms of prejudice and discrimination, including racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, and the abuse of animals. During the first part of the term,
will read about and discuss specific forms of prejudice and discrimination. In the second half of the course, they will write a final paper and present a brief address to humanity on a prejudice-related topic.
Plous, S. (Ed.) (2003). UNDERSTANDING PREJUDICE AND DISCRIMINATION. New York: McGraw-Hill.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Students will be graded on class participation, weekly diary entries, a final paper, and a presentation to the class.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Social Psychology (PSYC260) or Exploring Social Psychology (PSYC263) are firm prerequisites.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
PSYC263 OR PSYC260
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Plous,Scott L.
- Times: ..T.... 07:00PM-09:50PM; Location: JUDD113;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 18)
- SR. major: 10 Jr. major: 8
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: 0 FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Ethical Reasoning, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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