Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University
Undergraduate

Psychology 4630


Attitudes and Persuasion

Overview of the major psychological theories and research in the area of attitudes and persuasion - how people's opinions, beliefs, and evaluations are formed and modified.

 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:

Psych 2220(H) and 2300, and 2367.01, 3325(H), or 3375



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
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry

 

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels

 

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

 

Professional Development

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


Psychology Major:

Sequenced Advanced



Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Social Psychology and Personality



General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

Additional Notes:

 

 

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