AP American Government

AP American Government

AP American Government

Grade Level: 12
Prerequisite: A or B in U.S. History or AP U.S. History. Application Required
First Semester 40200A (S1) AND Second Semester 40200B (S2)
Two Semester Required (FY)

AP United States Government and Politics introduces students to key political ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the political culture of the United States. The course examines politically significant concepts and themes, through which students learn to apply disciplinary reasoning assess causes and consequences of political events, and interpret data to develop evidence-based arguments. It is recommended that students take the AP exam.