Symbiosis International University Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts

Social Psychology

Faculty Course Type Credits Prerequisites Semester
Dr. Jui Shankar Major/Minor 4 Psychology Major/Minor 3

 Overview 

This course provides a comprehensive overview of social psychological phenomenon. History, theory, and methods specific to social psychology will be discussed as part of this course.

 Course Objectives 

  • Students will be able to identify the many of the theories and principles that underlie social psychology.
  • Students will be able to examine and identify how to think about and study human behavior.
  • Students will have the tools to understand and critically examine psychological research.
  • Students will be able to identify application of social psychological research to solve real-world problems.
  • Lastly, students will be able to analyze different situations one encounters in everyday life!

 Teaching Methodology 

  • Interactive class discussions on every concept. Small class size
  • Use of articles, news clipping, videos, etc. to further explain concept i.e. enable a practical understanding of the concept.
  • Classroom exercises
  • Evaluations are conducted throughout the semester to ensure that the students’ learning outcomes are appraised.

 Requirements 

Students are expected to –

  • Complete all required reading for each scheduled class as per the course outline,
  • Actively participate in class activities and discussions, and
  • Complete all evaluative processes for successful course completion!