Professional Certificate in Theories of Personality

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

This course offers the major theoretical, application, research, and assessment issues in the study of personality. Students will understand the historical, socio-cultural, and individual factors that shaped the most influential theories; and know how to critically evaluate theories using rational and empirical standards. In additional, they will be able to, on a basic level, apply the knowledge gained on their personal as well as professional situations.

Course Outline

Introduction: Evaluating Personality Theories
Analytical Psychology
Interpsychic Theories
Psychoanalytic Social Psychology
Ego Analytic Psychology
Human Relations
Experimental Analysis of Behavior
Social Learning Theories
Traits and Personology
Factor Analytic, Genetic, and Evolutionary Theories
Biological Traits
Existential Psychoanalysis
Personal Constructs
Cognitive-Behavioral Theories

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Trainer Profile

Our Lecturers

All our lecturers are selected based on their subject expertise, experience and dedication. They are required to possess at least a Masters in their subject expertise. With their years of work experience, they will also be able to illustrate topics in class with real world examples. We are committed to provide a high standard of service by promoting an environment conductive to student learning through a low student-teacher ratio of 30:1. Currently, we have 50 adjunct lecturers.

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