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AP Psychology

Course Number: 218
Subject: Social Studies
Major/Program of Study: Elective Liberal Arts
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Elective credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

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. They also will learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in their science and practice. Prerequisites and other notes: An elective course available for grades 11 and 12.