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Courses

Courses not listed below may be accepted to count towards minor requirements. Contact the director of graduate studies (DGS) prior to enrolling in a course to confirm it satisfies the core requirements.

Core Courses (Required)

  • POL 8311—Political Psychology and Socialization (3 cr.)
  • PSY 8201—Social Cognition (3 cr.)
  • JOUR 8661—Journalism and Mass Communications (3 cr.)
  • POL 8307 and 8308—Proseminar in Political Psychology (2 credits each)
    • Cross-listed as PSY 8211 and 8212
  • Two method courses related to student goals (6 cr.)

Electives (Not Required)

  • AFRO 8202—Intellectual History of Race
  • AFRO 8554—Gender, Race, Nation and Policy
  • COMM 5221—Media, Race and Identity
  • COMM 5401—Advanced Theories of Communication
  • COMM 5402—Advanced Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 5404—Language and Culture
  • COMM 5411—Small Group Communication Research
  • COMM 5431—The Process of Persuasion
  • COMM 5441—Communication in Human Organizations
  • COMM 5451—Intercultural Communication Processes
  • COMM 5617—History and Criticism of US Public Discourses
  • COMM 8402—Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 8403—Emotion and Communication
  • EPSY 8113—The Psychology of Scientific Reasoning
  • EPSY 8132—Personality Development and Socialization
  • IDSC 8711—Cognitive Science
  • IDSC 8721—Behavioral Decision Theory
  • IDSC 8722—Heuristic Decision Making
  • JOUR 5251—Psychology of Advertising
  • JOUR 5501—Communication and Public Opinion
  • JOUR 8514—Advanced Mass Communication Theory
  • JOUR 8650—Psychology of Media Effects
  • JOUR 8651—Mass Media and Social Change
  • JOUR 8681—Media and Globalization
  • LAW 6831—Law, Race and Social Psychology
  • NSCI 5101—Introduction to Neuroscience
  • PA 5012—The Politics of Public Affairs
  • PA 5106–Government, Ethics and the Public Will
  • PA 5301—Population Methods and Issues for the US and the Third World
  • PA 5401—Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy
  • PA 5421—Racial Inequality and Public Policy
  • PA 5711—Science and Technology Policy
  • PA 5801—US Foreign Policy: Process and Analysis
  • PA 8821—National Security Policy
  • POL 8302—Public Opinion and Political Participation
  • POL 8305—Interest Groups and Social Movements
  • POL 8360—Race and Politics
  • POL 8360—Mass Communication and Attitude Change
  • POL 8402—Conflict Dynamics and Security
  • POL 8641—Comparative Mass Political Behavior
  • PSY 5014—Psychology of Human Learning and Memory
  • PSY 5101—Personality
  • PSY 5138—Psychology of Aging
  • PSY 5202—Attitudes and Social Behavior
  • PSY 5205—Applied Social Psychology
  • PSY 5207—Personality and Social Behavior
  • PSY 8203—Impression Management
  • PSY 8204—Social Pyschology of Prejudice and Intergroup Relations
  • PSY 8205—Principles of Social Psychology
  • PSY 8208—The Self
  • PSY 8210—Law, Race and Social Psychology

Methods (Examples)

  • EPSY—5244 Survey Design, Sampling and Implementation
  • EPSY—8261 Statistical Methods I: Probability and Inference
  • EPSY—8262 Statistical Methods II: Regression and the Linear Model
  • POL 8106–Quantitative Political Science I
  • POL 8107—Quantitative Political Science II
  • PSY 8209—Research Methods in Social Psychology
  • PSY 8814—Analysis of Psychological Data
  • PSY 8815—Analysis of Psychological Data
  • PUBH 8813—Measurement