AP Human Geography


Course Title: AP Human Geography

Course ID: 654123

Grade Levels: 10-12

UC/CSU a-g: area “b” or “g”

Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in English 9 or instructor approval. *This course satisfies the World Studies graduation requirement.  

The purpose of the AP course in Human Geography is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth's surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.