The AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students are exposed to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields within psychology and learn about the ethical considerations and methods psychologist use in the science and practice. Students will gain an understanding of the strength and limitations of various psychological approaches and research methods. This course is designed to mirror an entry-level college course and students are expected to read and write extensively as well as evaluate and perform psychological experiments when applicable.
Credits: 1.0 (0.5 per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-36 weeks
State Course Number: 156195