Description:

The objectives of the 3-credit courses in psychology are designed to develop within the student the skills and understandings that make it possible for more effective living in our complex environment. The student's attention will focus on the scientific approach to understanding human behaviour so that he or she may appreciate more fully the reasons that underlie one's own acts and those of one's fellows.

Prerequisite:

  • None

*Course developed and shared by Rockyview School Division.

Description:

This course 3-credit course is designed to be an introduction to the field of study called Psychology. The different sections in this course will reflect the diverse study of psychology — from the science of the brain to the more philosophical theories of how we develop our own unique personalities. You will also learn about the different branches of psychology ranging from child psychology to neuroscience. When you have completed this course you will have a basic understanding of what psychology is and you will have gained some insight into your own behaviour and personality.

Prerequisite: none

*Course developed and shared by Rockyview School Division.

Description:

This 3-credit course provides students with an opportunity to gain an understanding of scientific methods, intelligence and intelligence testing, personality, and statistical analysis and various therapies used in the treatment of psychological disorders.  As well, students will be required to complete an independent research project including design, data collection, analysis and interpretation.

Prerequisite: none

*Course developed and shared by Rockyview School Division.