UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY4324 - The Psychology of Prejudice

PSY 4324 The Psychology of Prejudice (3 semester credit hours) Examines prejudice and discrimination, applying social-psychological theory and research to various social and historical topics, including stereotypes and prejudice in the media, old-fashioned and modern prejudice, genocide, sexism, heterosexism, classism, and intergroup contact. Students will apply intergroup relations theory to social policies including public housing, women's rights, gay rights, and Affirmative Action. Students may opt to participate in semester-long service-learning project and learn social entrepreneurial skills as part of the course. Prerequisite: PSY 2301. (3-0) Y