According to the APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major:
"Goal 1: Knowledge Base in Psychology
Students should demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how psychological principles apply to behavioral problems. Students completing foundation courses should demonstrate breadth of their knowledge and application of psychological ideas to simple problems; students completing a baccalaureate degree should show depth in their knowledge and application of psychological concepts and frameworks to problems of greater complexity.
1.1 Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology
1.2 Develop a working knowledge of psychology’s content domains
1.3 Describe applications of psychology"
American Psychological Association. (2013). APA guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major. Washington, CD: Author. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/about/psymajor-guidelines.pdf.