PSYCH 290 - Introduction to the Psychology of Personality
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of: PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 115 or 116.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course is an introduction to the study and science of personality — consistencies in people‚Äôs thoughts, feelings, and behavior over time and across situations. Topics will include personality assessment and development; biological and contextual influences on personality; emotion and motivation; the self; personality and culture; psychological adjustment; and clinical disorders of personality. We will focus on current empirical research and modern theories of personality.

Course Requirements:

Course evaluation will be based on performance on two out of three in-class exams (consisting of multiple-choice and short-answer questions), weekly attendance and participation in discussion sections (including regular quizzes), and 1-2 short writing assignments.

Schedule

PSYCH 290 - Introduction to the Psychology of Personality
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
24766
Open
5
 
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TBA
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in LEC 001 when they elect a DIS 002-010. Psych 290-001 will be taught remotely in an asynchronous format (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
24767
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-002 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
003 (DIS)
 In Person
24768
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-003 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
004 (DIS)
 In Person
24769
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-004 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
005 (DIS)
 In Person
24770
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-005 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
006 (DIS)
 In Person
24771
Closed
0
 
-
W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-006 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
007 (DIS)
 In Person
24772
Closed
0
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-007 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
008 (DIS)
 In Person
32623
Closed
0
 
-
W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-008 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
009 (DIS)
 In Person
32624
Closed
0
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-009 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.
010 (DIS)
 In Person
32625
Closed
0
 
-
Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture. Psych 290-010 will be taught in person (Fall 2021). Students: if you do not meet the Intro Psych PREREQ, you may request an override into this class by visiting the Psych SAA Virtual Front Desk, M-F 9am-2pm ET (https://officehours.it.umich.edu/queue/16/). You will be asked to register at that time.

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