Advanced Placement Psychology is a course for students who wish to complete studies in secondary school equivalent to an introductory college course in psychology. The course is a challenging and rigorous introduction to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Within this study, students will be exposed to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields of psychology. This will include learning about ethics and methods that psychologists use in their science and practice.
The course will cover the topics and areas recommended by the College Board. This class is an elective designed for the student who possesses the motivation and maturity level necessary to investigate the content material of the discipline.