Academic Catalog

PSYC350 TOPICS IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Course Code: 3710350
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7,5
Department: Psychology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer SNAN ALPER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course will focus on the topic of close relationships. The course expands on what students have learned about this topic in PSYC 252 by addressing in more depth a number of questions, which include why we fall in love with particular individuals, the qualities we look for in potential mates, causes of relationship dissolution, and factors that help relationships endure. Students will be introduced to basic research and theory in this subarea of social psychology. There may be prerequisites as per the consent of the instructor.