Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 2367.01

Social Psychology

Survey of group processes as they affect individual behavior; topics include individual motivation, group behavior, attitudes, and perception of self and others.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 1100 or 1100H, and English 1110.01, 1110.01H, 1110.02, 1110.02H, 1110.03, or equiv, and Soph standing or above.

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Enhance teamwork capacity

Psychology Major:

Core D: Social Psychology

Psychology Minors:

Core D elective for General Psychology; Elective for Organization and Performance, Social Psychology and Personality

General Education: GE Social Science: Individuals and Groups, GE Writing and Communication: level 2

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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