PSYC 261 - Personality Psychology
Explores approaches to understanding the emotional, social, and behavioral functioning of the individual person. This course traces the study of personality from classic theories based on clinical observations to contemporary theories based on empirical research. Students learn about the field’s major debates and research findings, and analyze individual cases as a means of illustrating and applying each theory. The ultimate goal of the course is to have students integrate the knowledge they have gained to form a coherent understanding of the person.
Prerequisites: PSYC 150
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Junior, Senior
Restrictions: Not open to students who have received credit for PSYC 260.
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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