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CPSY 4331 - Social and Personality Development

This course covers theory and research in the area of social, emotional, and personality development. Topics include the development of the self and self-regulation, moral development, aggression, social cognition, attachment relationships, family socialization, and peer relations. Students will learn about environmental, biological, and genetic factors that influence social development throughout childhood.

Who should take this course?

Students who are interested in learning about the how social interactions, biology, and genetics impact personality development.

Students who are interested in pursuing careers and graduate work in psychology, sociology, social work, public policy, educational psychology, counseling.

What degree requirements might this class fulfill?
Child Psychology B.A.
Child Psychology B.S.
Child Psychology Minor
Early Childhood Education: Foundations

For official information about how this class would fulfill major requirements or college requirements, please consult your college adviser and your APAS. Access to your APAS report can be found under the Academics tab on MyU.

Psy 1001 Introduction to Psychology; CPsy 2301 Introductory Child Psychology

Grading Basis:
A-F or audit


Terms this class is typically offered:
Fall, Spring and Summer (online)

Instructors who teach this class:
Henriette Warren

Sample syllabus
Link to PDF

Have additional questions about this class or need a permission number? Contact Meghan Eliason, Child Psychology Adviser, at