This course is designed to introduce students to a comprehensive and in-depth scientific study of behavioral and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students are exposed to current trends in psychological research and the facts, principles and phenomena associated with each subfield within psychology. They also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in their science and practice. AP Psychology is a good option for students who are interested in learning about the methods psychologists use to explore the processes involved in normal and abnormal perceptions, thoughts, feelings and actions.
Students who enroll in AP courses must take the end-of-course AP exam. The cost of these exams is paid by ACPS.