Theories of Personality
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Department: Social Sciences
Course Number: NPSY 2401
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus, Online
Permission Required: No
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
This course discusses how personality can be understood through a variety of theoretical perspectives, including psychoanalytic, trait-based, biological, behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic approaches. In addition, we will examine personality assessment from a variety of approaches. Further, the course will explore personality disorders, their diagnosis, and treatment. This course places an emphasis not only on primary source material but also on the research to support each perspective.
Course Open to: Degree Students