Fall 2020

Stereotypes and Prejudice

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-337

Moodle site: Course


Rebecca R. Totton (Section 01)


This advanced seminar provides students with an overview of the social psychological study of stereotyping and prejudice. Through weekly discussions of empirical and theoretical articles, students will examine stereotypes, microaggressions, systems of privilege, oppression, and institutionalized discrimination that influence and help maintain racism, sexism, heterosexism, and classism and their psychological consequences on the individual and society. Students will be expected to actively participate, lead class discussions/activities, provide weekly critical discussion questions, and develop a final research proposal. 

Requisite: PSYC 100. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. 

If Overenrolled: Majors will be given preference according to seniority and pre-registration.


Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Attention to Issues of Race, Attention to Writing


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2020, Fall 2021