Introduction to Psychology – Tuesday – Fall 2023 and Winter 2024- 20 Weeks – Grades 10 – 12
Tuesday, September 12 2023 @ 11:00AM – Tuesday, March 19 2024 @ 12:30PM EDT
Grade/Level:10 – 12
Day of Week:Tuesday
Class Times:11:00AM – 12:30PM (ET)
Terms/Semesters:Fall 2023 and Winter 2024
AP / Honors / NCAA ApprovedNCAA Approved Course
Welcome to Psych 101!
This class will introduce the student to all the main concepts in psychology. Students will explore theories and think critically about all the psychological processes that contribute to human behavior. This class will cover all topics included in the AP Psych Exam. Please check with your local school district or AP exam coordinator if interested in taking the exam in the spring.
This class will be lecture and discussion based. Students will be encouraged to think critically and participate in discussion of topics. Students will have to opportunity to analyze case studies and come up with a diagnosis for each. They will also develop a presentation on the psychological disorder they’ve chosen.
Student will display considerable understanding in the following areas:
- Foundation of Psychology
- Scientific Methods in Psychology
- Sensation and Perception
- Cognitive Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Motivation and Emotion
- Clinical Psychology
- Social Psychology
Weekly homework will vary and will average approximately 2 – 3 hours per week.
NOTE: This class must reach the minimum of five students by August 20th to run. If we do not reach this minimum , parens will be notified via email.
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