Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Exam
ACE Exam Number:
CBAP-0026
Location:
Classroom-based
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 3 semester hours for examinees with a score of 3 or above.
Description

Objective:

2 hours for the examination. The AP Psychology exam measures students' knowledge of the 14 key topics and fields of study in psychology and tests their ability to define, compare, and apply concepts and research findings. Questions are based on key terminology, scientific methodology, and theories associated with each subfield. Free-response questions may require students to interrelate different content areas and to analyze and evaluate psychological constructs and, more generally, theoretical perspectives.

Skills Measured:

The AP Psychology Exam measures students' knowledge of the 14 key topics and fields of study in psychology and tests their ability to define, compare, and apply concepts and research findings. Questions are based on key terminology, scientific methodology, and theories associated with each subfield. Free-response questions may require students to interrelate different content areas and to analyze and evaluate psychological constructs and, more generally, theoretical perspectives.The AP Psychology course includes the systematic and scientific study of behavior and mental processes represented by the following topics history and approaches; research methods; biological bases of behavior; sensation and perception; states of consciousness; learning; cognition; motivation and emotion; developmental psychology; personality; testing and individual differences; abnormal behavior; treatment of abnormal behavior; and social psychology.
Instruction & Assessment
Supplemental Materials

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