3807699: CF_Social Psychology "You and the Social World"

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Semester:WS 14/15
Scheduled in semester:1-6
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)
Master's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)
Bachelor's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)


This course looks at a wide range of social topics, including group behavior, social perception, leadership, nonverbal behavior, conformity, aggression, decision making, prejudice, and factors that promote health and well-being.
Our focus will be on surprising, entertaining, and intriguing concepts and research findings that are useful and applicable in our daily lives.
Exercises and assignments in class and in home study will encourage you to experiment with your life, observe the results, and analyze what took place.

Note on Social Psychology:
Amongst many others, here are just a few of the questions to be examined in the field of social psychology: What shapes our attitudes? Why are some people such great leaders? What leads us to like one person and dislike another? How do conflicts and prejudices develop, and how can they be reduced?

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Describe basic elements in the field of social psychology by examining theories, principles, and concepts.
  • Understand how social psychology theories, principles, and concepts may be applied to real-life situations.
  • Recognize how living in his/her social world affects other people's thoughts, feelings, and actions and how their actions and behaviors affect others


Lectures Method

Content sequences, case studies, discussions, presentations

Admission Requirements







Passed / failed


Cross-faculty elective subject:
Notice the special Multi-stage allocation process.


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