School: NCSSM Open Enrollment SchoolDept: HumanitiesSubject: History & Social SciencesTerm(s) Currently Offered: Semester2Prerequisite(s): Completion of high school biology
SS0300 AP Psychology
The purpose of Honors Psychology is to introduce students to the study of behavior and mental processes of humans and animals. The course will involve nightly reading assignments, critical thinking questions, vocabulary development, labs, projects and research investigations and experiments. In addition, there will be frequent reading quizzes and unit exams involving both multiple choice and free-response components. The course will cover those topics generally discussed in a college level introductory psychology course. These topics include: social psychology, history, careers, theories, research methods, biological bases of behavior, sensation/perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognition, development, personality, stress, disorders and treatments. Students will learn about the methods and ethical approaches of professional Psychology.
Meeting Times: Spring Semester: 9:50-11:00am M-F
Requirements: Materials/Textbook: Myers' Psychology for AP by David G. Myers (2nd. Edition) ISBN:9781464113079 Barron's AP Psychology Study Guide ISBN:9781438010694Consumables Fees: NoneSite Requirements: Students must have computer access to the Internet in the classroom. Powerschool: 4A057X0