Psychology Honors is an advanced course where students acquire an understanding of and an appreciation for human behavior, behavior interaction, and the progressive development of individuals. This will better prepare them to understand their own behavior and the behavior of others.
Honors level classes can expect more rigorous requirements for assignments and assessments.
This 3-week semester course is offered for first time credit, for credit grade replacement, or for non-credit enrichment in preparation for taking the course in the future. Please check with your school regarding credit from outside institutions.
Kim Kimpton has been teaching at American Heritage School for 20 years. She is certified to teach English, Psychology, and ESE courses in Florida. She has a Bachelor's degree from SUNY Buffalo and a Master's degree from USF.
Suzanne Williamson has a background in Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, and Human Evolution. She holds a Masters of Arts in Forensic Anthropology and has a graduate research background in ecology and human biology. Mrs. Williamson has been teaching at the high school level for 10 years and has taught introductory courses at NYU for 4 years prior to that. In 2017, she was a Dwyer Award finalist. Suzanne has been a Green School Coordinator, and she is currently the Green Team Sponsor at AHS as well as the Junior High Science Research Teacher in addition to teaching her high school science courses. Suzanne has taught all levels of Environmental Science and Environmental Health as well as multiple levels of Biology.
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll, and a specific teacher is not guaranteed. It is the parents’ responsibility to check with their child's school when seeking credit for a course. For online courses, the students’ cameras MUST be turned on at all times, and attendance is mandatory. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording by students during the course. Students must be age appropriate for the course, and all students must adhere to proper online etiquette. For online courses, young children must be supervised by a parent at all times.