UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “G” elective credit
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. Some of those subfields include: personality development, psychological disorders, states of consciousness, memory, intelligence, and more. They also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in their science and practice. AP students are expected to sign up for and take the AP exam.