Social Psychology

Explore the way individuals socially construct thoughts, attitudes, and feelings, and gain an understanding of how this process affects both individual and group behavior. Study the principles of social psychological theory to improve the welfare of individuals, groups, organizations, or society. This specialization can position you for a career in a diverse range of fields including academia, healthcare, industry, law, media, education, and public health. The coursework also offers an excellent foundation for pursuing social psychology research through doctoral study.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Social Psychology – MS in Psychology Only Track

The 11-week courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.
Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6245 Course Social Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6800 Course Applied Psychology Research Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6201 Course Social Cognition Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6204 Course Intergroup Relations Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course MS in Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

Social Psychology - Doctoral Preparation Track

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6245 Course Social Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6210 Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6201 Course Social Cognition Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6204 Course Intergroup Relations Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course MS in Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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