PSYCH 213 - Foundations of Intergroup Relations
Winter 2023, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
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Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
No credit granted if you've already taken ALA 220, SOC 218, or PSYCH 218 with the topic "Foundations in Intergroup Relations (#2).
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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This course fulfills the LSA Race & Ethnicity Requirement and Social Science Requirement.

This introductory course will examine the history of various social identity groups in the United States including identities based on race/ethnicity, gender, religion, socio-­-economic class, sexual orientation, and ability status. This course will also examine the theory behind how social identity groups form, and how bias develops (prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination). We will also explore how people develop an understanding of their own social identity group membership, how groups are impacted by privilege and power dynamics, and how to develop advocacy for groups to which one does not belong.  Students can expect to participate in class through individual and group projects as well as class discussion. While there will be some lectures, this course is primarily interactive and activity based.

Intended Audience:

For students who can attend during the scheduled class time to participate in class discussions and activities.

Class Format:

This course will be offered in person where students are engaging in class discussions and activities. Students will be expected to attend class during the scheduled meeting times. Accommodations will be made for students with excused absences.


PSYCH 213 - Foundations of Intergroup Relations
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
003 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
004 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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