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PSYC 430 - Survey of Social Psychology

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or SCHC 130

Instructor: Jon Lowell

Note: Sections for this course: P11, P12, P13, P14, P15 and P16. This is a two-way video course RESTRICTED to Palmetto College Students. To access course please log in on Blackboard at HTTPS://BLACKBOARD.SC.EDU. Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.


Course Description

Introduction to theory and research in social psychology from a psychological viewpoint. Topics include social perception, social cognition, attitudes, interpersonal relationships, aggression, prosocial behavior, and group processes.


On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information

On-campus sessions: P11 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:15 PM in MEDFRD 212, P12 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:15 PM ORIGCB 205, P13 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:15 PM WALTM 206, P14 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:15 PM SCHWTZ 112, P15 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:15 PM 507H 104 and P16 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:15 PM LIBR7 108.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of September 22, 2018, 10:35 am (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.



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