143 Psychology

1 semester, ½ credit

Open to juniors and seniors

Psychology is a semester course that is an overview of human behavior. Going back through the theories of Freud, Jung, Erickson, Maslow, and other theorists, the course takes into consideration the methods of studying, measuring, and treating human behaviors. Disorders, physiology, and social problems are likewise studied. This includes applications, essays, term papers, supplemental readings, films, and other forms of testing.

Skills

By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Research and evaluate information pertinent to psychology from a variety of sources.
  2. Apply psychological concepts to everyday situations.
  3. Distinguish among the fields studied in the areas of psychology.
  4. Communicate information and concepts effectively in oral and written forms.
  5. Research and evaluate information pertinent to psychology from a variety of sources.
  6. Apply psychological concepts to everyday situations.
  7. Distinguish among the fields studied in the areas of psychology.
  8. Communicate information and concepts effectively in oral and written forms. 
  9. Use online sources. 

Knowledge

By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. Psychology as a social science 
  2. Psychological methods and the study of parapsychology
  3. Biology and behavior 
  4. Sensation, perception and consciousness 
  5. Learning and cognition 
  6. Personality 

 

This curriculum last updated January 4, 2019, by the Social Studies Department.