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PSYC 360 Introduction To Personality Theory

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the more well known theoretical models used to account for uniqueness and consistency in human mental and behavioral functioning. Students will achieve an understanding and appreciation of diverse perspectives in personality theory, and improve their critical thinking skills regarding dispositional differences between people. Analysis of personality assessment methods, including strengths and limitations of specific measures, and the influence of ethnicity and culture on personality development will be explored. Students will be able to apply personality theory in the furtherance of personal and professional relationships and goals. Prerequisite: PSYC 111. Fall, even years.