PSYC 040. Political Psychology

This course is an intensive study of special topics in political psychology, such as political orientation and partisanship, elections and voting, intergroup conflict, social activism and protest, terrorism, and prejudice. An emphasis will be placed on ideology; it's psychological underpinnings, functions, and consequences. An empirical research component may be included in this course.
Prerequisite: PSYC 001  or permission of the instructor. To request approval, please contact Dr. John Blanchar ( and indicate why you would like to take this course, any previous relevant coursework or experience, and how the course fits with your academic program and goals.
Social Sciences.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Blanchar.
Fall 2018. Blanchar.
Catalog chapter: Psychology  
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