Global Citizenship » AP U.S. Gov & Politics

AP U.S. Gov & Politics

About the Course
Study the key concepts and institutions of the political system and culture of the United States. You'll read, analyze, and discuss the U.S. Constitution and other documents as well as complete a research or applied civics project.
 
Skills You'll Learn
  • Connecting political concepts to real-life situations
  • Explaining the impact and implications of certain U.S. Supreme Court decisions
  • Analyzing data to find patterns and trends and draw conclusions
  • Reading and analyzing text and visual sources
  • Developing a claim or thesis and supporting it in an essay
College Course Equivalent
A one-semester introductory college course in U.S. government
 
Recommended Prerequisites
US History or American History Through Film