About this Course

Your personality is the first thing that is noticed in a job interview, in any company, any field. Having a good personality is essential to get ahead in today’s world. Our Personality Development course will polish your presentation and communication skills and prepare you to have a successful career in any field of your choice.

This introductory course is usually included in an undergraduate psychology degree program. Instruction focuses on major theories in personality development. Lectures also compare typical personalities with those that exhibit neurotic characteristics, such as anxiety, depression and obsessive worry.

Developmental and applied psychology programs provide coursework in personality development. They also contain courses in research, cognitive and emotional development, creativity development and psychopathology, to name a few areas. Whereas undergraduate programs provide a broad background in psychology, as well as preparing individuals for graduate work, graduate programs are usually more professionally oriented and contain a research or clinical component. Students can expect to study:

  • Theories of developmental psychology
  • Introductions to personality
  • Influences on personality development
  • Social development
  • The acquisition of behaviors, beliefs and attitudes
  • The psychology of attachments, aggression and altruism
  • Free Placement Training