Grade Level: 11-12
Students will be introduced to the field of psychology, one of the major social sciences. The subject matter includes current and traditional areas of Psychology. Topics will include: gathering data on the causes and correlates of behavior, key figures in psychology and their theories, examples of research findings from the major topics areas, and using psychological knowledge to improve the quality of our lives. This survey course will acquaint students with the major concepts and terminology of the discipline and give them a better understanding of themselves and others.