Apr 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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HON 222 - Political Psychology

Credit Hour(s): 3
This course will engage in an interdisciplinary investigation of the role of human thought, emotion and behavior in political processes and the formation of political opinion. After gaining an overview of political psychology, students will examine core psychological principles and experimental methods, exploring theories regarding personality, social group behavior and the role of emotion in decision-making processes. Next, students will apply these concepts to a variety of topics within political science, including race relations, media and political advertising, formation of opinions and ideologies, and other relevant topics in this field. Finally, students will work to apply their knowledge to a current political event or process and present their findings to their peers. 3 Credit(s).

Meets Social Science Requirement.
Prerequisite(s): Boone Honors Program member, or ENG 102 . Students who are not members of the Boone Honors Program will be screened by the instructor before beginning an honors course.
Course Session Cycle: FA
Course Yearly Cycle: EVEN


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