Grade 11-12. One Semester. Weighted Grade. Prerequisite is an American History course.
AP U.S. Government and Politics is an introductory college-level course in U.S. government and politics. Students cultivate their understanding of U.S. government and politics through analysis of data and text-based sources as they explore topics like constitutionalism, liberty and order, civic participation in a representative democracy, competing policy-making interests, and methods of political analysis. This course satisfies federal, state mandates, including Civics Education and district graduation requirements.