psych703 | Graduate

Personality Theories

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Course Description: This course enables students to differentiate among the primary theoretical models of personality theory, such as psychodynamic, affective, cognitive-behavioral, and humanistic theories. Emphasis is on the importance of learners recognizing belief systems and underlying assumptions inherent in various personality models that accurately reflect their own personal perspectives and to recognize strategies and approaches in psychology that reflect identified personality theories as foundation.

Course Competencies


  • Analyze theoretical personality models.
  • Interpret personality psychology research.
  • Determine the utility of assessing personality.
  • Recognize strategies in psychology that reflect identified personality theories.


This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 6 weeks

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