AP US Government & Politics

  • AP Government and Politics is a college-level course designed for students with strong ability and interest in social studies who want an in-depth political science course using advanced analytical and educational skills.  Students successfully completing this course can take the Advanced Placement test for possible college credit.  The course will cover political and economic theory, the processes and institutions of federal, state, and local government, the influence of public opinion and media, and civil rights and civil liberties.  Current political issues will also be discussed at length.  This class is a graduation requirement.