Full Year


9, 10, 11, 12


Prerequisites Needed: None
Prerequisites For: None

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.

  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.

This is an NCAA-Certified Class

eAchieve Academy is an official NCAA-approved online instruction provider and this online Psychology class meets the NCAA core course requirements. To see the full list of NCAA-approved online high school courses offered by eAchieve Academy, visit the NCAA Eligibility Center (use school code #502388).