PSYCH 290 - Introduction to Personality and Social Contexts
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of: PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 115 or 116.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the study and science of personality — consistencies in people’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior over time and across situations. We will focus on current empirical research and modern theories of personality.

Topics will include

  • personality assessment and development;
  • biological and situational influences on personality;
  • personality traits;
  • emotion and motivation;
  • identity and the self;
  • personality, gender, and culture;
  • psychological adjustment; and
  • clinical disorders of personality.

Course Requirements:

Course evaluation will be based on two in-class exams (consisting of multiple-choice and short-answer questions), attendance and participation in discussion sections (including weekly quizzes), several short writing assignments, and an optional final exam.

PSYCH 290 - Introduction to Personality and Social Contexts
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30759
Open
65
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
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30760
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
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30761
Closed
0
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
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30762
Open
2
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
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30763
Open
15
 
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W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
006 (DIS)
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30764
Open
2
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
30765
Closed
0
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
30766
Open
3
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
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30767
Open
9
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
30770
Open
5
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
013 (DIS)
P
30771
Open
4
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 0393600424
The Personality Puzzle, Author: David Funder, Publisher: Norton 7TH 2015
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