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College of Extended Learning

Foundations of Social Psychology

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 2403 Three (3) credit hours

This course examines individual personality and behaviour in relation to other individuals, society, and culture. The material will provide students with an understanding of how social forces interact with the individual to powerfully impact behaviour. The focus is on learning fundamental theories and principles of social influence and applying these fundamentals to current events and personal experiences. Topics include social perception, attitudes and values, conformity and obedience, prejudice and discrimination, aggression and violence, etc. (a copy of the current syllabus can be obtained here)

Instructor: Diane LaChapelle
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6 ch) or permission of instructor

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • Critical Thinking Questions (14%)
  • Online Learning/Study Activities (30%)
  • 1 x Midterm Exam (invigilated, 28%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 28%)

The midterm and final exams for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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