Theories of Personality, Advanced

The student will read Theories of Personality (10th edition) by Duane Schultz and complete a summary/reflections of two to three pages for each chapter.


Each summary/ reflection should include a discussion of at least five important points for the chapter, described in the student’s own words, and should be approximately one paragraph in length for each important point (five paragraphs of important points for each chapter). Each summary/reflection also should include at least three reflections or questions the student has after completing the reading.

The student will also complete exercises in Personality Theories: Journeys into Self, An Experiential Workbook by Willard B. Frick (1991 Edition).

Optional supplementary materials:

The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are by Dr. Kevin Leman

Jung’s personality theory (Free personality test)

Erik Erikson – Psychosocial Stages – Simply Psychology:

In The Shadow of Fame: A Memoir by the Daughter of Erik H. Erikson by
Sue Erikson Bloland

Viktor Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning

Bandura, A. (2009). Social cognitive theory of mass communication. In Media effects (pp. 110-140). Routledge.

Paris, B. J. (1999). Karen Horney’s vision of the self. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 59(2), 157-166.