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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Spring 2009

PSY 319K • Social Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
43095 TH
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
CPE 2.214
Henderson

Course Description

Social psychology deals with the psychology of "normal," everyday social situations. In this class, students will learn to think more objectively about why people behave, think, and feel the way they do.

Grading Policy

Daily short quizzes and 3 brief exams. Short quizzes given at the start of each class, will cover lecture material and chapter reading that was relevant to the previous class. Three cumulative exams of 10 questions each will be given throughout the semester. Quizzes and exams will include a combination of multiple-choice and true-false. End of the semester grades may be curved, depending on the distribution of the grades.

Texts

Social Psychology Alive by Breckler, Olson & Wiggins. Wadsworth Publishing; 1st edition (ISBN-10: 0534578349)

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