2406 American Government AP

2406    American Government-AP

Advanced Placement American Government is designed for seniors with ability and interest in social studies who want an in-depth political science course using advanced analytical and educational skills.  Students successfully completing this course will take the Advanced Placement test (Exam Fee: Approx. $95) for college credit and will fulfill the district’s American Government curriculum requirement.  The course will cover political and economic theory and processes as well as institutions and issues of federal, state and local government.  Learning activities will focus on critical thinking and research through reading, writing and seminar discussions. The exam is accepted in most colleges and universities for college credits, depending on student’s AP exam score.

*Special Note: Registering for an AP or Honors course is meant to be a YEAR-LONG COMMITMENT.  If you wish to drop an AP or Honors course, you will have to wait until one week after the semester begins.

1.0 Credit