Prerequisite: DC approval or teacher recommendation
Grade Level: 11
Semesters: 2
Credits: 2 (1 English, 1 Social Studies)

AP American Studies integrates the content and skills of AP United States History and AP Composition and Literature. The curriculum meets the goals and objectives of the District, State, and College Board. This up-tempo class has an emphasis on individual reading and writing assignments. The two-hour block allows for the study of American Literature and History that are connected/related. This is accomplished through interdisciplinary activities, lessons, etc. throughout the school year. Students taking this course may be required to complete a summer assignment that utilizes skills in reading and writing.