High school courses for psychology introduce students to a number of traditional psychological concepts from a number of contemporary perspectives such as biological, psychosocial, and cognitive.
Students typically begin a high school psychology course with an introduction to psychology as well as background information on research methods. Throughout the course, high schoolers will learn about foundational ideas and theories as they analyze human growth and development, the various aspects of learning and intelligence, personality, and behavior.
Students will explore the nature of being human and learn to identify various disorders as well as discuss risk factors and treatments for each one. High school students will also delve into the science of human interactions by exploring topics such as socialization, individual interactions, and group behaviors.