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Offered: Grade 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: Psych 1, Psych II/Teacher Recommendation
Type of Credit: Elective

Advanced Placement courses require students to successfully perform college-level academic work, including many extensive reading and writing assignments. This course provides a 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 sub-fields within psychology. They also learn about the methods psychologists used in their science and practice. The content should include, but not be limited to the following: methods, biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, stated on consciousness, learning cognition, motivation emotion, developmental psychology, personality, testing and individual differences, abnormal psychology, treatment of psychological disorders and social psychology.