Psychology 270

Theories of Personality

Psychology 270
Psychology 120 and 12 credits
English 100

This course explores the origins, major underlying assumptions, basic personality structure, and major theoretical concepts and applications of major theories of personality. Students will explore the essential concepts and research findings related to major personality theories including psychoanalytic, neo-psychoanalytic, life-span, trait, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral and social-learning approaches. This course will also review issues pertaining to psychometric instruments designed for the assessment of personality variables.