Course Description

In this Personality Development course you will learn in-depth information about personalities. You will gain a better understanding about those around you and also more about who you are and how you got to be that way.

This course starts with a basic introduction of personality. It then goes on to look at theories of personality development, the stages of development theories, key researchers in personality psychology, and the main influences on personality development. You will also delve into looking at basic personality traits, including values, beliefs, and nature versus nurture. You will learn about your own personality and how you can use that information in career choices and to make changes. You will also learn about some personality disorders and how to put all the information together to use it to your personal or career advantage.

With this course you can literally stop wondering about why you or someone you know behaves in a particular way. By the time you complete this course you will know how someone's personality develops and how that information can be useful.

This course is especially helpful for those who are striving to learn more about who they are, which direction their life should take, and understanding others around them. This course is also great for those working in human resources and want to learn more about personalities and how that may impact hiring new professionals.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe how a personality develops.
  • Define the stages of personality development.
  • Describe basic personality traits.
  • Describe how morals are developed.
  • Define personality types.
  • Describe Jung theories about development.
  • Describe how personality affects career choices.
  • Describe methods for changing your personality.
  • Describe personality disorders.
  • Describe how to work on personality changes.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1: Introduction to Personality Development 9 points
Lesson 2: The Developing Personality 10 points
Lesson 3: Stages of Development 10 points
Lesson 4: Need a Little Personality? 9 points
Lesson 5: Basic Personality Traits 10 points
Lesson 6: Moral Development 10 points
Lesson 7: Personality Type 10 points
Lesson 8: Hearing Jung Out 10 points
Lesson 9: Personality and Career Choice 8 points
Lesson 10: Changing Your Personality 9 points
Lesson 11: Personality Disorders 10 points
Lesson 12: Do Opposites Really Attract? 9 points
Lesson 13: Personal Growth 10 points
Lesson 14: Working on Personality Changes 10 points
Lesson 15: Putting it All Together 10 points
The Final Exam 43 points
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