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Sep, 2016

Uni offering 20 Advanced Placement courses in 2016-17

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[Posted September 1, 2016] A comprehensive program of 20 Advanced Placement courses are being taught at Uni in the 2016-17 term, one more than last year:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science 1
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • AP Studio Art: 3-D Design
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

All of the 2015-16 courses have been maintained and the AP Government and Economics course has been split into two parts. Work continues to add more AP courses at Uni, notably in foreign languages as new teachers are added in Asian language specialties.

Advanced Placement courses offer the opportunity for high school students to earn college credits by taking these more rigorous classes and then passing an examination given each spring in each subject. Originated in 1952, the non-profit College Board has run the program since 1955 and the number of students nationwide who took AP exams passed one million in 2006.

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