NIT Rourkela Syllabus BTech Social Psychology and Its Applications


NIT Rourkela Syllabus | B-Tech | Social Psychology and Its Applications


 Social Psychology and Its Applications             

Objective: The course aims at making students aware of social issues ranging from

individual to group and organizational concerns.

Contents: Social Issues in Aggression, Mass Communication, Consumer Behaviour,

Diversity, Environment, Health Care, Legal Issues; Activism for Social Change;

Influencing Public Policy

Essential Reading:

1. S. Oskamp and P. W. Schultz : Applied social psychology , 2nd ed, Upper

Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998

Supplementary Reading:

1. L.Brahnan  and J.Feist : Health Psychology: An Introduction to Behavior and

Health, 5


edition, Wadsworth Thomson 2004

2. R. Baron and D. Byrne : Social Psychology, 10


Ed, Pearson Education, 2004

3. F.M. Moghaddam: Social Psychology: Exploring Universals Across Cultures,

New York, W.H. Freeman and Company, 1998CS 172 Computing Lab                                           2 credits (0-0-3)

Objective: The aim of the course is to equip students with basic skills needed to work

with computers.

Contents: Read a line of text and count the number of characters, vowels, consonants

and blank spaces in it; Implementation of matrix manipulations; Programs on recursive

function; Interchanging values of two variables without a third variable using arithmetic

operators and also using bit-wise operators; Programs on the use of functions;

Programs on Sorting and Searching; Programs on files for creating, populating and

manipulating a simple database; Implementation of linked list; Implementation of other

data structures; Menu driven programs.

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