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PSY 2220 Personality Psychology

An introduction to personality with emphasis on principles, research and theories, including psychodynamic, ego-psychology, object relations, trait/biological, phenomenology, behavior-environmental and cognitive/self-regulation.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: PSY 1100 


  • Explain the relevance of research in the evaluation of personality theories and their applications.
  • Assess and critique information about personality disorders available in newspapers, popular media, lay periodicals, and the internet.
  • Compare and contrast each of the major approaches/perspectives to the assessment of personality.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3