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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Theories of Personality (PSY352)

Formerly Theories of Personality (PSY420)

Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks). Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the development and identify the theoretical underpinnings of each major personality theory and its major contributors; compare and contrast the major personality theories and explain how they have shaped contemporary  modern personality psychology; and evaluate early and contemporary research findings and assess their influence on contemporary personality theory.


Topics covered are:  the nature of theoretical paradigms, major personality theories, development of normal and abnormal behavior, and historical influences on the development of various personality theories.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).