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PSYC 207
Psychology of Personality


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to the study of personality, including an overview of the major theories, research strategies for measuring aspects of personality, and practical applications to psychological adjustment in daily life. Prerequisite: PSYC& 100, General Psychology. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Compare and contrast major theoretical perspectives used to explain human personality.
  • Develop an awareness of the interaction of biological, psychological, and sociocultural influences on personality development.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the application of personality and individual differences to everyday life in work, personal relationships, and a variety of environments and situations.
  • Develop an understanding of the psychometric techniques in the measurement of personality.

  • Course Topics
  • Psychoanalytic theories
  • Behavior and learning theories
  • Dispositional and biological theories
  • Humanistic theories
  • Cognitive theories
  • Personality tests and measurements

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PSYC 207
    Spring 2014
    1524
    Jan Kruper
    PSYC 207
    Spring 2013
    1524
    Jan Kruper
    PSYC 207
    Spring 2012
    2022
    Jan Kruper
    PSYC 207
    Spring 2011
    2022
    Jan Kruper


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.