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
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 website provides educators with interactive resources to help teach psychology. OPL offers students opportunities to participate in studies and engage in data analysis.
APA's Committee of Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges (PT@CC) offers a guide to help faculty members navigate the resources, compensation structures and pedagogical concerns unique to the virtual classroom.