PSY 380 Personality Theories
3 Semester Units
Personality Theories presents an in-depth look at a number of classical and current personality theories, providing an explanation and interpretation of personality development from several different theoretical approaches. Classic theory is integrated with the latest research and current topics, preparing students to apply theoretical approaches to better understand the particular individuals and personalities they may encounter in their professional and personal lives.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the major classic and current personality theories
- Describe the research methods used in personality research
- Understand the role of early experience in personality formation
- Use personality theories to help understand human behavior