NYU Steinhardt

Social Psychology, Intervention, and Social Change

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2605
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Explores core theories from social psychology having implications for intervention & social change. Focuses on theories that contribute to the development intervention programs to improve educational, developmental & mental/physical health outcomes & have implications for fostering social change through collective action. Examines theories in three broad domains: (1) self, identity & motivation; (2) group identity, intergroup relations & status; and (3) persuasion, message framing & collective action. Theoretical readings & empirical research are examined in laboratory & applied settings. Students apply theories to their own areas of interest.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2605