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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 include 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).