This course provides an in-depth and comprehensive exposure to the theoretical and methodological issues within the social psychology of racism and prejudice research. Approaches will include sociology, political science, and anthropology.
Enrollment: Limited to 20. Undergraduates admitted with permission of instructor. May not be taken by people who have previously taken African and African American Studies 241.
This course introduces the empirical measurement of abstract constructs and multivariate analysis. Topics include: reliability and validity, multiple regression, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, discriminant function analysis and structural equation modeling.
Prerequisite: Psychology 1900, 1950, or equivalent.
Enrollment in PSY 2570r offers undergraduates an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a social psychology research lab studying mechanisms of relevance to real-world issues. Enrollment consists primarily of engaging in research support to your lab supervisor, who will be drawn from the members of the lab. Research support can include involvement in any and all stages of the research process, from experimental planning to the design of materials, to running studies in the laboratory and cleaning and preparing the data for analysis.