Office of Precollege and Undergraduate Education
Our mission is to advance psychology in secondary schools, community colleges and undergraduate programs by providing information, linkages, resources, funding and professional development to faculty, students and the general public.
Principles & Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major
Principles for Quality Undergraduate Education in Psychology
Adopted as APA policy in February 2011, this document articulates a set of recommendations for quality teaching and learning in psychology.
Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major (PDF, 168KB)
Describes a set of learning goals and outcomes for psychology majors at the completion of the baccalaureate degree.
Online Psychology Laboratory
The OPL web site provides educators with interactive resources to help teach psychology. OPL offers students opportunities to participate in studies and engage in data analysis.
Strengthening the Common Core of Intro Psych
BEA is accepting comments on the draft report "Strengthening the Common Core of the Introductory Psychology Course."
Psychology instructors and department chairs: submit your comments by Nov. 18, 2013.