Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY 440 Personality



This course presents a critical survey of the theories of personality and an exploration of individual differences in personality. Each theory is explored in terms of its origin, application, and empirical validity. Students have the opportunity to complete personal application exercises. Topics include: personality development, continuity, and change; the effects of biology, evolution, social experience, cognitive processing, and self-determination on personality; the expression of personality in behavior and trait; and personal need classifications. Prerequisite: PSY 100  and successful completion of 60 credits or permission of instructor.

3 credit hours