Course Description

SO 355 Introduction to Social Psychology
4 cr.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: SO 101, EN 211 with a grade of "C" or better or HON 102 and HON 112 and sophomore standing.
Social basis of human behavior, with emphasis on symbolic interaction theory. People are shown to possess a “mind” and “self” not possessed by other organisms. Further, human behavior is shown to depend upon the use of language and learning through social interaction that language makes possible.