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PSY 205 Personality and Social Adjustment
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2014
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Explore personality theory and assessment, research methodology, hypothesis testing, life planning and social adjustment, utilizing the principles of positive psychology in order to increase self awareness and health.

Prerequisites: PSY101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the concepts of each major theory of personality and the primary theorists associated with each theory.
2. (Analysis Level) Identify each research method used in the study of personality theory, identifying the strengths and weakness of each one.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze personality development and social adjustment theories from a variety of sources.
4. (Synthesis Level) Synthesize different points of view about personality or its assessment logically and effectively into a comprehensive written discourse using APA style.
5. (Analysis Level) Examine, use, analyze and explain results of personality assessment methods.
6. (Evaluation Level) Compare, evaluate and justify different points of view on a given subject related to personality assessment, personality theory or ethical issues.
7. (Synthesis Level) Model empathy and social skills expected of individuals who understand and respect personality differences in other people.
8. (Synthesis Level) Apply elements of self-awareness and principles of self-management in positive life plan.
9. (Evaluation Level) Assess one's own personality type(s) according to a major personality theory and evaluate the accuracy of the results.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation