AP Government


Course Title: AP Government

Course ID: 657354

Grade Level: 12

UC/CSU a-g: area “a”

Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in U.S. History, and/or  C in AP U.S History.  Summer reading and writing are required.

This course satisfies the Government graduation requirement, and is designed for the advanced student who desires to continue studying at the college level. It provides students an opportunity to gain a critical perspective on government and politics in the United States. It involves the study of general concepts used to interpret American politics and the analysis of specific case studies. The Advanced Placement examination will be offered in May. A successful performance on the Advanced Placement exam will enable students to obtain college credit in Political Science at selected colleges and universities.