Courses: Introduction to Personality Psychology (PSYCH215A01)

Fall 2007

Priority for Psych majors first then by class.
Enrollment limited to 40 students.
An examination of the fundamental issues and questions addressed by personality psychology, including: What is personality? What are its underlying processes and mechanisms? How does personality develop and change over time? What constitutes a healthy personality? This course will explore these questions by considering evidence from several major approaches to personality (trait, psychodynamic, humanistic, and social-cognitive), and it will encourage students to develop a dynamic understanding of human personality that is situated within biological, social, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Psychology 100 or 105 or consent of the instructor

Fulfills: SO I


Psychology (Web site)

Taught By

Jennifer L. Pals (Profile)


Haverford, Shrp 410

Meeting Times

MWF 11:30-12:30