This course examines the influence of culture and social groups on individual behavior and personality. Emphasis is placed on the process of socialization, communication, conformity, deviance, interpersonal attraction, intimacy, race and ethnicity, small group experiences, and social movements. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze cultural and social forces that influence the individual in a society.
Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the general education requirement for social/behavioral sciences in A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degree programs.