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    Macalester College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 256 - Personality Psychology


This course will survey the major theoretical and empirical approaches to understanding human personality. Specific topics to be covered include psychoanalytic, humanistic, existential, and biological personality theories; motivation and cognition; traits; identity and the self; and the cultural and social context of personality. Research and assessment strategies for understanding personality will be explored and critically evaluated. Group B course. Prerequisite(s):  PSYC 100  Spring semester. (4 Credits)