Prerequisite: 11-12 or with teacher approval This course is an introduction to the scientific study of behavior. A scientific orientation is stressed with emphasis on scientific methods and procedures. Specific areas included are learning theory, biological foundation of behavior, student produced experimentation, sleep, theories of personality, psychological development, and abnormal psychology. Career choices in psychology are identified.
Sociology Course No.: 80205
Course Length: 1 semester
Course Begins: Fall, Spring
Prerequisite: 10-12 This course is an introduction to college level sociology. During the first 9 weeks students are introduced to sociology as the science of society. They learn about models of analysis, gang producing models of ethnic and racial separation, value systems, cultural patters, organizational theory, normative systems, ethnocentrism, socialization, and the theories of deviance.