AP US Government & Politics (GVT)
Prerequisites: US History.
This course is designed for students looking for an academic challenge. AP Government examines current politics, the Constitution, the United States political party system, civil rights and civil liberties, powers of Congress, the Presidency, the bureaucracy and the federal courts. Students are expected to spend approximately one hour outside of class preparing for each class period. Those students who pass the national AP US Government & Politics test with a 3 or better may receive college/university credit; check individual colleges/universities for credit policies.