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Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics

Section #: 1560 (US GOVT AP)

Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics is a course based on content established by the College Board. Topics include: (1) constitutional underpinnings of United States government, (2) political beliefs and behaviors, (3) political parties, interest groups, and mass media, (4) institutions of national government, (5) public policy, and (6) civil rights and civil liberties.

A comprehensive description of this course can be found on the College Board AP Central Course Description website here.

Recommended Grade Level: Grades 11 or 12

Recommended Prerequisites: None

Credits: A 1 or 2 semester course, 1 credit per semester

Fulfills the US Government requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas or counts as an Elective for any diploma