Psychology, Semester B

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    July 1, 2020

  • Last updated

    July 10, 2020

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Course Overview

This one-semester course is intended for you to familiarize yourself with various theories of
psychology and analyze human behavior. This course has 12 lessons and 5 Course Activities.
Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.

In Psychology, Semester B, you will explain the established theories of cognitive, psychosocial,
and moral development. You will identify the factors that influence interpersonal relationships,
recognize the origins and effects of violence, and describe prevention and treatment options for
addictive behavior. You will explain abnormal behavior and describe different types of
psychological disorders. You will trace the history of psychological counseling and therapy and
describe strategies used for problem solving and coping with stress. You will describe some key
statistical concepts used in psychological research and testing, and identify career opportunities
in psychology.

Your teacher will grade your work on the Course Activities, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Course Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are major components of this
course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson and an end-of-semester test. These tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology-enhanced (TE) questions.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
Explain established theories of cognitive, psychosocial, and moral development.
Explain various behavioral and social learning theories.
Identify the origins of attraction and describe various factors that influence interpersonal relationships.
Identify the origins of violence and describe various strategies to reduce violence.
Describe various prevention and treatment options for addictive behavior and obesity.
Explain the major perspectives regarding psychological disorders and describe various disorders.
Describe abnormal behaviors and their origins and characteristics.
Describe the different types of psychological counseling and therapy, and assess the
effectiveness of past and present methods of therapy.
Identify strategies and obstacles associated with problem solving and decision making.
Assess various cognitive and behavioral strategies used for dealing with stress.
Describe statistical concepts used in psychological research and testing.
Identify and describe different subfields and career opportunities in psychology.


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