Prerequisite: B- average in Honors U.S. History or an A- average U.S. History.
AP U.S. Government and Politics is a rigorous college-level course of study designed to give students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States. This course involves the in-depth study of the specific concepts used to interpret U.S. politics. In this course, students will gain a unique perspective of the various institutions and roles which make up our U.S. Government. This course will require an extensive amount of reading and writing, as well as critical thought. Students taking this course will be required to take the AP Government exam.