Courses Catalogue

Social Psychology

COURSE CODE: SOC 1208
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Clinical Medicine and Community Health, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Allied Health Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

b)      Definition and relevance  of  social Psychology (2 Hours)

ii) Stage in human growth and development (10 Hours)
a)      The 1st nine months of life (from conception to birth)
b)      Birth process.
c)      The new born
d)     Infancy and childhood 
e)      Intellectual development
f)       Social development
g)      Adolescence
h)      Adulthood
i)        Middle Age.
j)        Age /senescence
k)      Death and Dying; Facing own death, coping with the death of someone else, breaking bad news, terminal illness and crisis intervention, work environment, social status, social interruption.

iii) Elements of Socialization process iv) The concepts of attitude and attitude change
a)      Attitudes and human behavior
b)      Factors  that influence development and change
c)      The concept of personality and personality development
d)     Individual and community reactions to health and illness

Teaching/Learning Methods
a)      Lectures
b)      Modified Lectures
c)      Group Discussions
d)     Case Studies
e)      Role plays

Teaching/Learning Materials 
a)      Whiteboards and markers
b)      Patients
c)      Videos