Course Level:  Advanced Placement

Credits:            5

Suggested Grade Level:  11-12

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AP Psychology is the equivalent of an introductory psychology course at the college level. The content of the course is organized into nine core topics of psychology which include scientific foundations, biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, motivation, emotion, and personality, clinical psychology, and social psychology.

Students will learn a systematic approach to studying behavior and mental processes along with foundational research in the field of psychology. Students will apply their knowledge of psychology theories to help explain everyday behavior and even experience psychological phenomena first hand. The course's broad offerings allow students to gain a better understanding of this expansive and fast-growing field. Students should expect high rigor and speed throughout this course.

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