PSY 202: Personality Psychology

Class Program
Credits 4

This course introduces students to the major classic theories of personality and to the social and cultural influences on personality development. Students will explore the ideas of Freud and his psychoanalytic theory, the humanistic models of Maslow and Rogers, Skinner’s behaviorism, Bandura’s social-cognitive perspective and Eastern psychologies. Students will enhance their knowledge through reading, discussion and case studies. As the major theories and research in the field of personality are covered, students will be asked to relate this material to their own lives.

Semester Offered
Offered spring