The AP Psychology course is a broad introduction to contemporary psychology. It is a two-semester course taught on a ninety minute block schedule. The class meets every other day. To succeed, students must possess sound reading and writing skills. Students must also be prepared to devote substantial time to out of class study. Higher level thinking, such as analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating are stressed in this course, along with factual content, answering essay questions, interpreting primary and secondary sources. The successful completion of this class satisfies Academic Magnet high school AP graduation credit.