Theories of Personality

PSY-216 : Theories of Personality

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Psychology
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course reviews the psychoanalytic, sociocultural, trait, learning, sociobiological, and existential-humanistic theories of personality. Personality characteristics are emphasized and basic assumptions underlying selective theoretical approaches are examined. Empirical research findings used to support various theoretical paradigms are critically evaluated and real-world applications are explored.