Advance Placement (AP) Resources

AP EUROPEAN HISTORY

DESCRIPTION:

AP European History is designed to be the equivalent of a two-semester introductory college or university European history course. In AP European History students investigate significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in four historical periods from approximately 1450 to the present. Students develop and use the same skills, practices, and methods employed by historians: analyzing primary and secondary sources; developing historical arguments; making historical comparisons; and utilizing reasoning about contextualization, causation, and continuity and change over time. The course also provides six themes that students explore throughout the course in order to make connections among historical developments in different times and places: interaction of Europe and the world; poverty and prosperity; objective knowledge and subjective visions; states and other institutions of power; individual and society; and national and European identity.

EXAM DATE:

May 7, 2021 (12:00pm)

EXAM FEE:

$95.00

COURSE INFORMATION PAGE

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-course-overviews/ap-european-history-course-overview.pdf

AP U.S. HISTORY

DESCRIPTION:

AP U.S. History is designed to be the equivalent of a two-semester introductory college or university U.S. history course. In AP U.S. History students investigate significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in nine historical periods from approximately 1491 to the present. Students develop and use the same skills, practices, and methods employed by historians: analyzing primary and secondary sources; developing historical arguments; making historical comparisons; and utilizing reasoning about contextualization, causation, and continuity and change over time. The course also provides seven themes that students explore throughout the course in order to make connections among historical developments in different times and places: American and national identity; migration and settlement; politics and power; work, exchange, and technology; America in the world; geography and the environment; and culture and society.

EXAM DATE:

May 6, 2021 (8:00am)

EXAM FEE:

$95.00

COURSE INFORMATION PAGE

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-course-overviews/ap-united-states-history-course-overview.pdf

AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

DESCRIPTION:

AP U.S. Government and Politics provides a college-level, nonpartisan introduction to key political concepts, ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the constitutional system and political culture of the United States. Students will study U.S. foundational documents, Supreme Court decisions, and other texts and visuals to gain an understanding of the relationships and interactions among political institutions, processes, and behavior. They will also engage in disciplinary practices that require them to read and interpret data, make comparisons and applications, and develop evidence-based arguments. In addition, they will complete a political science research or applied civics project.

EXAM DATE:

May 3, 2021 (8:00am)

EXAM FEE:

$95.00

COURSE INFORMATION PAGE

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-course-overviews/ap-united-states-history-course-overview.pdf

AP PSYCHOLOGY

DESCRIPTION:

The AP Psychology course introduces students to the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. While considering the psychologists and studies that have shaped the field, students explore and apply psychological theories, key concepts, and phenomena associated with such topics as the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and cognition, motivation, developmental psychology, testing and individual differences, treatment of abnormal behavior, and social psychology. Throughout the course, students employ psychological research methods, including ethical considerations, as they use the scientific method, evaluate claims and evidence, and effectively communicate ideas.

EXAM DATE:

May 11, 2021 (12:00PM)

EXAM FEE:

$95.00

COURSE INFORMATION PAGE

http://media.collaegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-course-overviews/ap-psychology-course-overview.pdf