2020 - 2021 Undergraduate Bulletin


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.