PSYC320 Theories of Personality
What makes you the unique individual you are? The field of psychology called Theories of Personality studies enduring characteristics and traits that shape who we are and how we interact with others. Personality inventories have become highly prevalent as a tool for building relationships and communication in the workplace. This course will examine theories regarding how individuals are shaped, including examination of the Big Five personality factors, which provide the foundation for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and other popular personality assessments. The goal of this course is for students to appreciate the uniqueness of individual personalities within the human experience, and to be able use this insight to achieve greater versatility in inter-personal relationships at work, as well as in personal life.
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