Theories of Personality
PSYC 270: Theories of Personality
12 credits and PSYC 120
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.