Why Learn Psychology in Homeschool High School? Here’s Why!

Why Learn Psychology in Homeschool High School?

psychology in homeschool high school

Why Learn Psychology in Homeschool High School?

Psychology adds sparkle to the homeschool transcript. It is a social science credit that many colleges are looking for when they are choosing new college students.

Psychology is also a useful, life-preparation course that is helpful to even non-college-bound teens.

When studying Psychology, homeschool high schoolers learn important concepts such as:

  • The Brain and How it Works
  • Perception
  • Genetics
  • Learning
  • History of Psychology (Ancient to Pre-modern Times )
  • History of Psychology into Modern Times
  • Communication
  • Needs and Motivation
  • Looking at Personality & Theory
  • Sleep & Dreams
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychological Testing
  • Christian Counseling
  • Careers in Psychology
  • How to Help a Friend in Crisis

Here is a fun, interactive vlog about what to look for in a good psychology curriculum that your homeschool high schoolers will like!

For more on high school electives you may not have thought of, click here.

HSLDA has some suggestions for interesting electives in high school.

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Why Study Psychology in Homeschool High School

Why Learn Psychology in Homeschool High School?

Vicki Tillman

Blogger, curriculum developer at 7SistersHomeschool.com, counselor, life and career coach, SYMBIS guide, speaker, prayer person. 20+year veteran homeschool mom.

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