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Psychology I

Subject: Social Studies

Course Description:

What do you feel? How do you behave? What are your thoughts? Feelings, actions and thoughts are closely related and in this Psychology course, you will see how!

Do you wonder things like why you learn the way you do, how you forget, and what makes you remember?

Are you curious about mental disorders and what traditional and non-traditional therapy is all about? If experiments and role plays and dream interpretations sound interesting, then this is the class for you!

In this course you will learn more about yourself and others including how to break a habit and how to cope with stress. The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the subfields within psychology.

Major Topics:

Segment 1:

  • The evolution of psychology
  • The biological bases of behavior
  • Sensation and perception
  • Consciousness and dreams
  • Human development
  • Learning and memory and intelligence
  • Psychological disorders and therapy
  • Social psychology

Participation Requirements:

Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, FLVS guides students to reflect on their learning and to evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of self-checks, collaboration activities, practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, essays, discussion-based assessments, and student discussions. Nationally-recognized educational frameworks guide assessment design. Instructors evaluate progress and provide interventions through the variety of assessments built into a course, as well as through contact with the student in other venues.

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Course Details

  • Course Code: 2107300
  • Course Credits: 1.0


Estimated Completion:
1 segment / 16-18 weeks