PSY 356 - Personality Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 101
In this course, the major contemporary theories of personality will be reviewed including trait perspectives, biological and evolutionary perspectives, psychodynamic perspectives, humanistic perspectives and social cognitive perspectives. Personality tests and measurement will also be examined.
Note: This course is also available as an online course.
*Effective Fall 2018, the course description has been modified to the following (see Catalog Addenda for additional details):
This course is intended as a general introduction to theories of personality psychology. The class will expose students to a variety of theories and will require students to apply the concepts learned. The course will acquaint students with some of the major theories and perspectives on what personalities are, how they work, and what ends they may serve.
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