• Syllabus: Psychology

    West Port High School

    Sarah Cardinal, teacher

    Phone Number: 291-4000

    Email Address: Sarah.Cardinal@marion.k12.fl.us

    Course Description:

    Through the study of psychology, students acquire an understanding of and an appreciation for human behavior, behavior interaction and the progressive development of individuals. The content examined in this first introductory course includes major theories and orientations of psychology, psychological methodology, memory and cognition, human growth and development, personality, abnormal behavior, psychological therapies, stress/coping strategies, and mental health.

    Materials Needed:  Pens (blue or black only), Pencils, a section of a three ring binder or a duo-tang folder dedicated to Psychology.

    Grades and Assignments: Students will receive grades on tests, written work and other coursework as assigned.

    Grading Percentages:

    Tests/Projects = 50%

    Classwork/Quizzes = 50%

         * NO WORK AFTER THE LAST CALL WILL BE ACCEPTED (Generally 2 weeks after assigned)

          * THERE WILL NOT BE RETAKES ON TESTS

    MY RESPONSIBILITES AS A TEACHER

    1.  To treat others with respect and care as an individual
    2.  To provide an orderly classroom environment
    3.  To provide the necessary discipline
    4.  To provide the appropriate incentive
    5.  To teach the required content

    RESPONSIBILITIES AS A STUDENT

    1.  To treat the teacher with respect and care as an individual
    2.  To attend class regularly
    3.  To be cooperative and not disruptive
    4.  To study and complete all work
    5.  To learn and understand the required content