Length of Course:

    One Semester


    .5 Credit

    Grade Placement:

    11, 12


    Concurrent Enrollment at Joliet Junior College

    State Code:


    Course Description: This course will introduce students to the scientific nature of human behavior and cognitive processes. Course includes an introductory study of human and animal behavior, as well as the biological and mental processes that underlie behavior. This course is designed to acquaint the student with research methods and findings, basic theories and principles, as well as applications of psychological concepts and phenomena that have significant impact on our lives. This course will include the standards and objectives of our current psychology course while also incorporating the learning standards of the Joliet Junior College General Psychology (PSYC101) course. Students will be awarded both LTHS and Joliet Junior College credit upon successful completion of this course.


    Beginning with the 2019-20 school year, the following dual credit courses through Joliet Junior College will include a $50 fee paid to Joliet Junior College: College Writing I, College Writing II, General Psychology, and Personal Finance. Students may enroll in the course without earning the optional dual credit. Students who choose to earn the dual credit, who pay this fee for dual credit courses with Joliet Junior College, and who attend Joliet Junior College after graduation will receive a $50 credit per course towards their tuition.