Course Catalog

Psychology 1 (#2107300)

Grades:
9,10,11,12
GPA Weighting:
No
SUS Admissions:
Yes
Bright Futures:
Yes
NCAA:
Graduation Requirements:

Elective Courses: 8 credits.

Assessment:

District developed final.

Placement Consideration:

As an academic elective this course may be taken at any time 9th through 12th grade.

Prerequisites:

None

Next Course in Progression:
Psychology II
Other Information:
Approved Resources:

BFW Psychology in Everday Life

Course Description:

Through the study of psychology, students acquire an understanding of and an appreciation for human behavior, behavior interaction and the progressive development of individuals. The content examined in this first introductory course includes major theories and orientations of psychology, psychological methodology, memory and cognition, human growth and development, personality, abnormal behavior, psychological therapies, stress/coping strategies, and mental health.