What subjects does AP programme cover?
giasuib – Advanced Placement (AP) is a popular educational programme in American high school, and currently becoming a fighting goal for Vietnamese students who want to study in the USA. But do you know what subjects does AP programme cover?
What is AP?
AP – an acronym for Advanced Placement, is an examination organized by The College Board for gifted high school students who want to enroll in prestigious universities in America. The process of teaching and learning AP has grown quite popular amongst high school in the USA. Each subjects in AP programme last for 1 year with higher academic demand than normal high school. Therefore, AP programme is only for students in 10-12 grade with good academic performance and motivation to achieve a high level in a particular subject. Approximately each year has 2.7 million students apply for AP programme.
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With a total of 38 subjects in 22 different fields, AP programme possesses contents that correspond to the first year of college. AP certificate is accredited by most universities in America and others. The content of the subjects is compiled under the cooperation of universities’ committee and high school AP instructors. When following AP programme, students will get used to college-based coursework, and have the opportunities to gain college credits while in high school. Below is a list of AP subjects:
AP Capstone Diploma Program
AP Art History
AP Music Theory
AP English Language and Composition
AP English Literature and Composition
– History and Social Sciences
AP Human Geography
AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP United States History
AP World History
– Math and Computer Science
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Computer Science A
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
AP Physics C: Mechanics
– World Languages and Culture
AP Chinese Language and Culture
AP French Language and Culture
AP German Language and Culture
AP Italian Language and Culture
AP Japanese Language and Culture
AP Spanish Language and Culture
For more: Getting acquainted with AP Economics
With a diverse and broad number of subjects like that, many students get confused when registering for an AP subject. If you don’t know what subject to pick then first you need to take your hobby and personal skills into consideration when choosing a suitable subject. Moreover, if you are interested in subjects that are not common in high schools such as Psychology or Economics then don’t be afraid and just apply for them. Now you know what subjects does AP programme cover?
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