PSYC 205 Theories of Personality • 5 Cr.


Examines assumptions about the nature of humankind. Students focus on psychometric techniques as well as major theories and theorists. Recommended: PSYC& 100.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Recognize, compare, and contrast major theoretical and philosophical perspectives used to explain personality.
  • Apply critical thinking to assumptions, claims, and common sense ideas.
  • Apply the principles of personality to one's life.
  • Use the principles of psychological theory to enhance personal learning skills (i.e., testing, writing, oral communication, collaborative learning, etc.)
  • Identify the historical and contemporary contributions of major personality theorists.