• CP PSYCHOLOGY             


    Credits: 2.5 


    Grades: 11, 12 


    Purpose of the courseThe CP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students will learn about psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields within psychology. Students also learn about ethics and the methods psychologists use in their science and practice.




    The grading system will be as follows:  



    % of Final Grade

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    Current Unit Title: Clinical Psychology


    Next Unit Title: Social Psychology


    Topics to be covered in class:

    • Perspectives in psychology
    • Major theories and theorists of the 20th century
    • Research methods and experimental design
    • Biological bases of behavior
    • Sensation and perception
    • States of consciousness
    • Learning 
    • Development
    • Motivation/Emotion
    • Personality
    • Gender and social norms
    • Clinical psychology
    • Social psychology