2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

SOC2088 Political Behavior and Psychology

0.5 credit per semester

Political Psychology and Behavior is a one semester, .5 credit Social Studies elective. Political psychology is an interdisciplinary field that applies concepts from social and cognitive psychology to understand issues encountered through the political process. This course will focus on those issues that are caused by, or result in, conflict among groups. Students will use various media sources to examine the psychological causes for current domestic and international group conflicts. Assignments will include opportunities for students to apply concepts from the course to explain causes of, and possible solutions to, various domestic or international issues.

No repeats for credit

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