AP Course Descriptions

AP Course Descriptions


The Advanced Placement Program offers 34 courses and exams. In this section, you can select the official AP Course Description for the most up-to-date information about each course and exam. 


Course Descriptions Index

 

 

 Art History

 

Biology

 

Calculus AB

 

Calculus BC

 

Chemistry

Chinese Language and Culture Computer Science A

 

English Language and Composition

English Literature and Composition Environmental Science
European History French Language and Culture German Language and Culture

 

Government and Politics: Comparative

 

Government and Politics: United States

 

Human Geography

 

Italian Language and Culture

 

Japanese Language and Culture

 

Latin:Vergil

 

Macroeconomics

Microeconomics Music Theory Physics B

 

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

Physics C: Mechanics

 

Psychology

 

Spanish Language

 

Spanish Literature

 

Statistics

 

Studio Art: 2-D Design

 

Studio Art: 3-D Design

 

Studio Art: Drawing

 

United States History

 

World History

 


Can you get University Credit for passing AP Exams?

 

More than 3,200 colleges and universities accept qualifying AP Exam scores for credit and/or placement.  Information about AP credit and placement policies at hundreds of colleges and universities is available online through the AP Credit Policy information search tool.  --> Click here.


If the above links do not work, you can access the AP Course Descriptions at CollegeBoard.com.

 

 

 Documents:

 

AP Course Letter of Understanding