Advanced Placement U.S. Government & Politics A/B

AP U.S. Government and Politics will provide students with a rigorous and critical perspective of politics and government. Topics will include: the Constitutional underpinnings of the United States government, political beliefs and behavior, interest groups and mass media, creation of public policy, and civil rights and liberties. Students should be committed to do college-level work with independent reading and study; and committed to take the national AP U.S. Government & Politics exam. The course will fulfill the graduation requirement for U.S. Government.

Course Subject
Course Number
SS505 A/B
Grade Level
Grades 11-12
Course Duration
Full Year, weighted 5.0
Course Credit
Prerequisite: Application required including Social Studies teacher recommendation.