Introduction to Psychology

This course is an introduction to Psychology - what many describe as the science of the mind and behavior, concerned with how and why human beings do what they do. In some ways, this course is like a tasting menu at a fancy restaurant – you get the opportunity to try various aspects of various disciplines of this fascinating science and see which one(s) excites you. This course allows you to learn the basics in each of the major branches of psychology today.
Designed for

Students who are interested in learning about Psychology and different areas within the field



Class format

One-on-one and small group (Max. 7 students/class)

Class Introduction

Students will be introduced to eight of the major topics in psychology. Each week we will cover a different topic, resulting in an introduction to a comprehensive understanding of the human mind and how it affects behaviors. Throughout the course, students will apply concepts of psychology to real world examples, and by the end of the course they will be seeing psychology in everyday life.


After completing the course, students are expected to reach the following goals:

  • Explain the role of biological, psychological, social, and cultural determinants on behavior.
  • Apply concepts and generate examples of psychological science to everyday life situations.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of a psychology topic of choice through a class presentation.
Course Content
1Biological Psychology
2Learning and mini-experiment
5Developmental Psychology
6Social Psychology 
7Sensation and Perception 
8Positive psychology 

Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email.


8 group classes, 2 hours each, 16 hours of classes in total

2024 Summer Group Classes: Open for Registration

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