Upon completion, students will be able to:
1. Explain the reasons for studying personality development.
2. Describe how the study of personality development is relevant to a career in aviation or industry.
3. Demonstrate the situational, national and cultural factors which led to the development of the various personality theories. Describe the traditional as well as the emerging personality theories and emphases.
4. Apply and compare the psychodynamic, humanistic, behavioral, biosocial, and social-cognitive approaches to personality development and stability in personally relevant situations.
5. Apply the theoretical paradigms to interpreting their own personality.
6. Develop skills for self awareness and interpersonal relationships.
7. Deal with stress, communication difficulties, family members, friends and co-workers.
8. Expand empathic listening skills and the ability to take the other person’s perspective.
9. Distinguish and discuss their own unique styles of interacting and responding to others.
10. Discover their personality characteristics by taking a variety of personality assessment measures such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Kiersey Temperament Sort and other biological and motivational scales.
11. Alter their thinking and behavior patterns to adjust more satisfactorily to their own personal needs and the needs of others.