PSY 512 Theories of Personality (Graduate)

This course is designed to give students a clear and cogent introduction to this dynamic field. Organized by theory, this product discusses theorists who represent psychoanalytic, neopsychoanalytic, lifespan, trait, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, and social-learning approaches, while demonstrating the influence of events on the development of their theories. It reviews current work on selected facets of personality including locus of control, sensation seeking, learned helplessness, optimism-pessimism, and positive psychology. The authors also explore how race, gender, and culture play a part in the study of personality and in personality assessment. Click here for syllabus.

Prerequisite: None

Sequential Offerings:
PSY 501 Research Methods (Summer I 2020)
PSY 506 Social Psychology (Summer II 2020)
PSY 512 Theories of Personality (Fall 2020)
PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience (Spring 2021)
PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology (Summer I 2021)

University of Saint Franics

Instructor: Kenneth Nashkoff, Ph.D knashkoff@sf.edu

Date: 8/24/2020 – 12/11/2020

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grade 9-12