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Course Description:

This course will study the psychology of personality, including how the concept is defined and conceptualized. Gain a broad grasp of the field of contemporary personality psychology and the various theoretical perspectives, both recent and earlier views. Learn about three distinct but interrelated areas in the study of personality: theory, assessment and research.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Psychology/General Psychology and at least one additional course in psychology. Completion of a course in adolescent development or human development is highly recommended.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

NOTE: This course was previously offered as Theories of Personality. Students who completed Theories of Personality 284134, should not take Theories of Personality: Advanced.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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