Bachelor of Arts, Social Psychology

Social psychology in sociology is an interdisciplinary field of study within the social sciences. It provides a perspective on interpersonal relationships that draws on research conducted by sociologists and psychologists. In the broadest sense, social psychology is the study of how people’s behaviors and thoughts influence, and are influenced by, the actions of others. As a field of study, social psychology has typically focused on the study of persons in face-to-face situations and small group settings.