Social psychological, social developmental processes and human relations in educational psychology
This area takes an inter-disciplinary approach to examining the social and social developmental processes that relate to outcomes in schools and other educational settings across the life span. Specific topics addressed by individual students are defined by the student and his/her committee and they include: social influence processes, group dynamics, methods of organizational change and conflict resolution, cooperative learning, the development and functions of play, aggression in schools, and human relations.
As part of the requirements, student will meet with an advisor to complete the Graduate Degree Plan forms. Students are encouraged to utilize the Social Psychology and Social Development checklists, based on their admission date, below.
EPSY 5135 – Human Relations Workshop
The 4 credit Human Relations Workshop offered at the University of Minnesota is approved to meet the Minnesota Department of Education requirement for licensure.
For full descriptions of all required course work, see the Psych Foundations Courses page.