PSYC 2403 Foundations of Social Psychology | UNB

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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 (28%)
  • 1 x Midterm Exam (invigilated, 29%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 29%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser). This is a free tool provided with this course. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.