AP Course Catalog for 2014–15

Registration is now open for 2014–15 AP* courses!

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Follow the links in the course catalog below to view course descriptions, instructor bios, class schedules, and book lists for each of the AP courses PHC Prep Academy offers.

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Registration closes August 15, 2014 for fall and yearlong courses and January 9, 2015 for spring courses.

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AP World History

AP World History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 25, 2014–APR 24, 2015

In AP World History, students expand their knowledge of the people, events, and ideas that have shaped our world, and consider them from a biblical perspective. Students don’t just memorize facts—they also develop thinking skills and practice historical analysis.

AP U.S. History

AP U.S. History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 25, 2014–APR 24, 2015

AP United States History examines the history of America from the pre-Columbian period to the present. The course challenges students to analyze political, social, cultural, and economic developments and to consider issues in U.S. history from a Christian worldview.

AP English Language and Composition

AP English Language and Composition

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 25, 2014–APR 24, 2015

AP English Language and Composition takes a step-by-step approach to exploring the elements of good writing and critical reading. As students learn new writing methods and techniques each week, they complete assignments designed to provide ongoing practice and feedback.

AP English Literature and Composition

AP English Literature and Composition

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 25, 2014–APR 24, 2015

AP English Literature and Composition introduces students to the essentials of literary study and good writing. Students read literary classics from several genres and time periods, discuss the ideas they raise, learn to appreciate literary artistry, and hone their writing skills.

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus AB

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 25, 2014–APR 24, 2015

In AP Calculus AB, students explore the wonder of creation through mathematics. The course stresses both conceptual understanding and fluency in mathematical procedures. Students are challenged not only to get the right results but also to be able to justify their conclusions.

AP U.S. Government and Politics

AP Microeconomics

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 25, 2014–DEC 12, 2014

AP Microeconomics introduces students to core economic concepts and teaches them to analyze market behavior. Topics include scarcity, supply and demand, competition,  profit, income inequality, the role of government, and a biblical perspective on economic decision making.

AP Macroeconomics

AP Macroeconomics

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   JAN 9, 2015–MAY 1, 2015

AP Macroeconomics introduces students to the operations of the economy on a national and global scale. Topics include economic growth, inflation, unemployment, the financial sector, international trade, economic policy, and a biblical perspective on economic principles and practices.

AP U.S. Government and Politics

AP U.S. Government and Politics

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   JAN 9, 2015–MAY 1, 2015

In AP U.S. Government and Politics, students learn about the origins of the American political system, citizens’ rights and liberties, the three branches of government, parties and elections, policymaking, and how a biblical worldview shapes our understanding of governance and political life.

Please note: Each PHC Prep Academy course is authorized to use the AP designation by the College Board’s AP Course Audit before it is taught to students.