Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "B" or better in (PSY 1010 OR PSY 1011 OR AP Psychology score of 3 or higher OR IB Psychology score of 5 or higher) AND member of the Honors College.
Requirement Designation:
Diversity
Course Attribute:
Honors Course
Description
Provides an overview of research and theories on the topic of prejudice and stereotyping. Discussions will include the origins, maintenance, and function of prejudice and stereotypes of groups (e.g., racial, gender, ethnic). In addition, how prejudice and stereotypes affect group members and group relations will be covered. Finally, Honors students will have the opportunity to read & discuss material that explores prejudice & stereotyping issues from an interdisciplinary approach in academia and in other outlets, to learn more about the research methodology used in examining prejudice & stereotyping, and to propose a research project investigating prejudice & stereotyping.