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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 211 - SSC Political Psychology (PSY 211)

4.00 credits.
(Social Science Core Course)
*A Guided Writing and Research Course.
This interdisciplinary course explores the intersection between political science and psychology. It introduces students to psychological theories and research findings in order to explain what people think, feel and do about contemporary political issues. Specifically, the course draws on psychological concepts regarding motivation, personality, cognition, attribution, emotion and identity to examine mass political behavior and public opinion.