Advanced (AP) Psychology is designed for upper-level students with well-developed study skills. The course is an overview of the field of psychology and is equivalent to an introduction to psychology at the college level. Students will be introduced to the systematic, academic, and scientific study of behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. The students are exposed to psychological studies, principles and theories upon which the course is based. Psychology is divided in to several subfields. Students are exposed to these subfields and the related relevant studies. In addition students learn about the ethics of research and the science and practice of psychology.