Prerequisite: Successful completion of Chemistry or Honors Chemistry, and Math 2.
Grade Level: 11-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

AP Chemistry explores the four Big Ideas: scale, proportion, and quantity; structure and properties of substances; transformations; and energy, providing students with a college-level foundation to support future advanced coursework in chemistry. Students cultivate their understanding of chemistry through inquiry-based investigations, as they explore content such as: atomic structure, intermolecular forces and bonding, chemical reactions, kinetics, thermodynamics, and equilibrium.