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AP Course Offerings

Advanced Placement Course Offerings 2021-2022

AP Calculus AB

Students explore the concepts, methods, and applications of differential and integral calculus. They work to understand the theoretical basis and solve problems by applying their knowledge and skills.
Skills Addressed
  • Determining expressions and values using mathematical procedures and rules
  • Connecting representations
  • Justifying reasoning and solutions
  • Using correct notation, language, and mathematical conventions to communicate
    results or solutions

AP English Language and Composition

Students learn about the elements of argument and composition as they develop their critical-reading and writing skills. They read and analyze nonfiction works from various periods and write essays with different aims: for example, to explain an idea, argue a point, or persuade your reader of something.
Skills Addressed
  • Reading closely, analyzing, and interpreting a piece of writing
  • Evaluating a source of information
  • Gathering and consolidating information from different sources
  • Writing an evidence-based argument
  • Drafting and revising a piece of writing

AP Environmental Science

Students explore and investigate the interrelationships of the natural world and analyze environmental problems, both natural and human-made.
Skills Addressed
  • Explaining environmental concepts and processes
  • Analyzing data, visual representations, and writings
  • Applying quantitative methods in solving problems
  • Proposing a solution for an environmental problem and supporting your idea
    with evidence
  • Analyzing a research study to identify a hypothesis

AP Psychology

Students explore the ideas, theories, and methods of the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. They examine the concepts of psychology through reading and discussion and analyze data from psychological research studies.
Skills Addressed
  • Connecting psychological concepts and theories to real-life scenarios
  • Understanding and interpreting data
  • Analyzing research studies in psychology