BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

PSYC-212 - Introduction to Personality - 3.00 Credits

PSYC-212 - Introduction to Personality - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will examine the major theories of personality, information, including psychodynamic, cognitive, humanistic and behavioral approaches. The students will have the opportunity to relate this material to personal growth and development.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : PSYC 111, PSYC 121.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the student should demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • communicate in a holistic approach used by personality psychologists to understand human behaviour, incorporating the different paradigms in psychology including the psychoanalytic, Neo-Freudian, biological, cognitive, and behavioural paradigms;

  • describe the steps taken when studying personality and understand how personality is tested;

  • actually administer a personality test and come to reasonable conclusions about your subject(s) based on your results;

  • discuss human values as they impact on the psychological study of personality;

  • express yourself creatively and analyze yourself and your creation in terms of a model of personality with which you identify.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Feist, Jess. (1994). Theories of Personality.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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