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Conservation Psychology: PSY4990

Prerequisites: SOP 3004 and PSY 3213
Description: This course focuses on the relationship between humans and the natural environment with a focus on how human behavior is both the cause of and the solution to most environmental problems. We explore psychological theories that have been applied to understanding conservation behavior through text readings and journal articles and culminate in a project that develops a behavior change intervention to increase pro-environmental behavior.

Social Psychology: SOP3004

Description: This course involves an introduction to the study of social influences on human behavior. The topics include social perception, affiliation, attraction, prosocial behavior, aggression, attitudes and attitude change, group behavior and leadership.

Experimental Social Psychology: SOP3214C

Prerequisites: SOP 3004, PSY 3213 and PSY 3213L
Description: This course involves an introduction to the study of social influences on the behavior of individuals. The principles studied will be applied under controlled laboratory conditions.

Research Methods in Psychology: PSY 3213

Prerequisites: STA 2014
Description: This course provides an understanding of the philosophy of science and psychology as a branch of science, enhances critical thinking and logical inference and elaborates basic research methodologies in psychology. Ethical principles in research also are covered.