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2015-2016 Catalog

FYS 024 Human Aggression and Social Pathology

This seminar studies general theoretical models for human aggression including those that suggest instinctual or genetic bases for aggression and those that propose learning and observation. Students analyze specific forms of human aggression-athletics, sexual aggression, television, wars, and social upheavals-and suggest solutions. The course uses original sources as well as novels, short stories, essays, films, news magazines, and newspapers.