Advanced Placement Class Descriptions
English/Language Arts Sector
English Literature AP
English Language AP
European History AP
United States History AP
Government: United States AP
Government: Comparative AP
How do refrigerators work? How were hydrogen bonds responsible for the sinking of the Titanic? How can a spectrophotometer be used to analyze brass casings from crime scenes?
Students take Advanced Placement LAB concurrently with AP Chemistry.
Chemistry Lab AP
Must be taken concurrently with Advanced Placement Chemistry.
Physics 1 AP/ Physics 2 AP
Physics 2 is the equivalent to a second-semester college course in algebra-based physics. The course covers fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics.
Computer Science Principles AP
Using Python® as a primary tool and incorporating multiple platforms and languages for computation, this course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. Computer Science Principles helps students develop programming expertise and explore the workings of the Internet. Projects and problems include app development, visualization of data, cybersecurity, and simulation. PLTW is recognized by the College Board as an endorsed provider of curriculum and professional development for AP® Computer Science Principles (AP CSP). This course can be a third course elective for the engineering pathway.
Computer Science A AP
Students cultivate their understanding of coding through analyzing, writing, and testing code as they explore concepts like modularity, variables, and control structures. This course is endorsed by the College Board, giving students the opportunity to take the AP Computer Science A exam for college credit.