AP U.S. Government and Politics

Grade
6-12
NCAA Approved?
Approved
Delivery Format
Advanced Placement

This course will give students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States. The course includes both the study of general concepts used to interpret U.S. politics and the analysis of specific examples. It also requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. politics. Students will become acquainted with the variety of theoretical perspectives and explanations for various behaviors and outcomes. Authentic AP-style questions are used throughout the course to prepare students for success on the AP Exam. Course does not include the AP Exam; students can contact their school’s AP Coordinator or the College Board to sign up to take the exam. In order to maintain the integrity of AP standards, it is highly advisable that local school districts proctor their online student AP course unit tests and final exams.

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