Advanced Topics in Psychology

This course will give students the opportunity to learn a specific theoretical approach to psychology and to explore how to apply this knowledge in-depth. Topics will be announced in advance to give students the opportunity to decide if it fits their interests and to judge their applicability to their major. Topics could include the psychology of social change, public policy, mass communication, the social psychology of war and genocide, or how economic and ecological systems impact human behavior, social institutions, and culture. Students will apply this knowledge to produce and present an in-depth analysis of how understanding psychology can change the world.

Credits: 3 Cr.