AP® Honors U.S. Government

Prerequisite: To take this course for dual credit, students need the signature of a social studies teacher and a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.

Course Description: An introduction to the basic principles and structures of American, national, state, and local governments. Emphasis will be placed upon the federal system; constitutional development and interpretation; civil liberties; political parties; the executive, legislative, judicial branches; and federal administrative agencies.


This curriculum last updated on January 27, 2021, by the Social Studies Department.