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Psychology of Personality

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
375
Course Credits: 
3

This course will assist students in understanding personality – both their own and others – through an understanding of the field of personality psychology. The course is designed to create a sense of the total functioning of the individual by understanding how the parts of personality interact to bring functioning about. In this course, the student will learn how to describe personality and the discipline of personality psychology. They will learn how to examine parts of personality through understanding its structural and dynamic nature. Personality development in children, adolescents and adults will be examined. Prerequisites: PY 201 and sophomore standing or departmental permission (Program goals 1, 3, 4, 9)