PSYCH 3530: Theories of Personality

August 7, 2017
Major theoretical and research orientations in the study of normal and abnormal personality development, with a focus on personality processes. Prereq: 1100 (100) or 1100H (100H). Not open to students with credit for 530.
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships


  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes

Professional Development

  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation

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