PSYCH 167AC - Stigma and Prejudice

Traditionally, research on prejudice and stereotyping has focused on the psychological mechanisms that lead people to be biased against others. Recent research has begun to shed light on the psychological legacy of prejudice and stereotyping for their targets. This course will review the major contributions of each of these literatures, providing students with a broad understanding of both classic and current issues in the field. The course will be divided into three sections: bias (i.e., the perpetrator's perspective), stigma (i.e., the target's perspective), and intergroup relations. Class Notes: Class Notes Phase I (4/16/2018-7/15/2018): Enrollment is restricted to declared Psychology majors. Non-majors must add themselves to the waitlist.Phase II (7/23/2018-8/12/2018): Enrollment for all students will be on a first-come, first-served basis.Please note about the following enrollment guidelines:1. The “GREEN CIRCLE” does not necessarily mean that seats are available. Please check with a Psychology major advisor or a peer advisor for details.2. The Psychology department does not override time conflicts. If your conflict remains unresolved by the beginning of instruction, you WILL NOT get in the course.3. Enrollment will be closed by the 2nd week of instruction. This means no one can add themselves to the waitlist. 4. The department will process the waitlist starting the 2nd week of instruction. Waitlist processing will be finalized by the 3rd week of instruction.5. ENROLLED students can switch sections using CalCentral if there is space available in the desired section. Under “Class Enrollment” section, go to “5. Class Adjustment” section to select “Options.” NEVER use the “Swap” function.6. WAITLIST students: DO NOT switch sections. If you are still on the waitlist by Week 2 of instructions, you will receive an email for instructions.7. If you were to drop the course, we cannot reinstate your previous enrollment status in the course.Enrollment Questions? detailed enrollment guidelines and course information, please visit Requirement Designation: American Cultures.
Meets Social & Behavioral Sciences, L&S Breadth
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