The course is designed to provide students with a solid base of knowledge through in-depth study of the relevant theories, concepts, methods, findings, and principles of social psychology, while allowing students to explore the applicability of all the above to their specific field of interest within the local Palestinian socio-cultural context. This course is designed to enable students to develop a social psychological perspective for studying the behavior and experiences of persons in a social context. Participants are expected to utilize social psychological knowledge for the improvement of the welfare of individuals, groups, organizations, and society as a whole. Social psychological topics covered in the course include: attitudes, social influence, social cognition, group dynamics, social identity, interpersonal and inter-group relations, and social problems in areas such as education, law, criminal justice, physical and mental health, organizational behavior and community discourses.