Advanced Placement Human Geography

Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography introduces students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth's surface. Students learn to employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human socioeconomic organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their research and applications. This course caters to incoming students looking to further their experience with academic rigor within the Social Studies department.  It is encouraged that students with honors level potential and/or experience take this course to develop skills to better serve them as upperclassmen and in their college careers.  AP Human Geography is open to all grade levels and will provide an emphasis on organizational skills, study skills and preparation for the AP exam.

Course Subject
Course Number
SS535A & 535B
Grade Level
Grades 9-12
Course Duration
2 semesters/ This is a year long class
Course Credit
1.0 credit
Course Fee
Yes