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Online Psychology Class for High School Students

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Online Psychology Class High SchoolTake high school Psychology class online and earn 1.0 credit (as an elective) toward your high school diploma. It's free for Wisconsin students.



Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes. This course is a survey of psychological topics with emphasis on contemporary psychological investigation. 

Topics discussed in first semester of the course are psychological research, biology of behavior, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, thinking and language, and intelligence. 

Topics discussed in second semester of the course are development, motivation and emotion, theories of personality, psychological tests, gender roles, stress and health, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, and social psychology.

Learning Targets:

General Social Studies Learning Targets:

  1. Develop a thesis, support with multiple forms of evidence, and provide analysis with an explanation in written form.
  2. Identify main ideas, analyze supporting details, and evaluate inferences within discipline specific readings.
  3. Apply content in order to evaluate relationships and draw conclusions.
  4. Produce clear and coherent communication in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.




Full Year

Grade Level:

9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade

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