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AP United States Government and Politics A 8463
This course is an introduction to the United States constitution, national policymaking institutions, their relationship to individuals and state governments, and the avenues through which citizens access the policymaking process. AP U.S. Government and Politics will give students an analytical perspective on government and politics. This course includes both the study of general concepts used to interpret US. government and politics and the analysis of specific examples. It also requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. government and politics. Students will be able to analyze relevant theories and concepts and develop connections. Students will become acquainted with the variety of theoretical perspectives and explanations for various behaviors and outcomes within the political process. This course is designed to be a college level course that entails more than what is expected from other classes. Students are encouraged but not required to take the AP U.S. Government and Politics exam in the spring. This course fulfills the Contemporary World Problems requirement.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 8464 - AP United States Government and Politics B
AP United States Government and Politics B 8464
This course is an introduction to the United States constitution, national policymaking institutions, their relationship to individuals and state governments, and the avenues through which citizens access the policymaking process. AP U.S. Government and Politics will give students an analytical perspective on government and politics. This course includes both the study of general concepts used to interpret US. government and politics and the analysis of specific examples. It also requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. government and politics. Students will be able to analyze relevant theories and concepts and develop connections. Students will become acquainted with the variety of theoretical perspectives and explanations for various behaviors and outcomes within the political process. This course is designed to be a college level course that entails more than what is expected from other classes. Students are encouraged but not required to take the AP U.S. Government and Politics exam in the spring. This course fulfills the Contemporary World Problems requirement.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 8463 - AP United States Government and Politics A
AP Psychology A 8685
The AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students are exposed to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields within psychology. They also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in the science and practice. This course will prepare students to take the AP Psychology exam in the spring semester.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 8686 - AP Psychology B
AP Psychology B 8686
The AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students are exposed to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields within psychology. They also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in the science and practice. This course will prepare students to take the AP Psychology exam in the spring semester.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 8685 - AP Psychology A