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AP Psychology Acceleration


Summer 2022

June 13 – August 5, 2022

Nicolas Shump

St. Teresa’s Academy


Biology or the instructor’s permission


Advanced Placement

This course is the equivalent of a college introductory Psychology course. Topics include the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and cognition, motivation, developmental psychology, testing and individual differences, psychological disorders, and social psychology. Students analyze data, evaluate claims, and draw conclusions based on evidence. On successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit the AP Psychology exam.
NOTE: Acceleration Courses advance through one full year level over a single summer. Students should be prepared for a fast-moving experience with a significant workload.


Subject Area



Advanced Placement