Self-Regulation and Goals

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An examination of the ways people select and prioritize goals; how they are pursued; factors that lead to success or failure in achieving particular aims; and consequences for individual functioning and well-being. Contemporary theoretical, conceptual and methodological issues. Emphasis on social-cognitive approaches to goals and self-regulation.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 431G, PSYC 491 (if taken in the same topic).


  • PSYC 300B or minimum fourth-year standing (this set of prerequisites will only be accepted through summer 2017); and
  • PSYC 385.

Undergraduate course in Psychology offered by the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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