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Goals: To provide an overview of sociological social psychology, specifically the perspective of symbolic interaction. To understand how we become social beings and how, through our everyday interactions with one another, we create and re-create both ourselves and the social world in which we live. Content: The course will begin with a comparison of sociological and psychological theories of social psychology. We will then turn to symbolic interaction with topics that include meaning and symbols as human creations, language and cognition, impression management, the self, and the social construction of reality. Taught: Annually. Prerequisite: SOC 1110.
Preves, Sharon, "SOC3390-01.Social Psychology.Sp14.Preves,Sharon" (2014). Syllabi. 3129.