AP U.S. History (US)
AP U.S. history is a challenging course that is meant to be the equivalent of a freshman college course and may earn students six (6)college credits. It is a two-semester survey of American history from the age of exploration and discovery to the present. Solid reading and writing skills, along with a willingness to devote considerable time to homework and study, are necessary to succeed. Emphasis is placed on critical and evaluative thinking skills, essay writing, and interpretation of original documents.