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College Catalog 2015-2016 
    
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 211 - SSC Political Psychology (PS 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.