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PSYC 225 Theories of Personality

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course examines the major theories of personality from Sigmund Freud to modern day, including psycho-dynamic, trait, humanistic, existential, learning, and social cognition. It also provides a review of personality assessments and research with a focus on application for students interested in applying concepts to personal daily life, others, and related social sciences. Cultural and gender differences are examined as they relate to the development of personality.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)