AP Psychology

This Psychology class will encourage you to be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study and to gain an insight into related sectors, such as science. This Class will encourage you to develop a personal interest in, and enthusiasm for, psychology and prepare you to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.

Throughout this class you will be encouraged to:

  • Engage in the process of psychological enquiry to develop as effective and independent learners, and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds
  • Develop an awareness of why psychology matters
  • Acquire knowledge and understanding of how psychology works and its essential role in society
  • Develop an understanding of the relationship between psychology and social, cultural, scientific and contemporary issues and its impact on everyday life
  • Develop an understanding of ethical issues in psychology
  • Develop an understanding of the contribution of psychology to individual, social and cultural diversity
  • Develop a critical approach to scientific evidence and methods.