AP® US Government & Politics
Course Number:   DCHSP4067

Course Overview
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StructureComplete What's This?
InstitutionFOUNDERS (FL)
SubjectSocial Studies Core
Education LevelHigh School - AP
Credit Equivalent 1/2
ScheduleSelf Paced
End Datesee below
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Course Fee$274.50
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Course Description
Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics is a college level course designed to give the student an analytical perspective of government and politics in America. Course content will begin with foundations of United States Government, progress into an analysis of political beliefs and why Americans behave as they do and the impact of the media. This course includes an intensive focus on the four government institutions followed by a study of civil rights and civil liberties in America, their evolution through judicial interpretation and the evolving role of the 14th amendment on American’s civil rights and liberties. The course will culminate with a breakdown of how public policy is created and the linkages between the political process, political parties, interest groups and elections. The course requires familiarity with the various institutions groups belies, and ideas that constitute U.S. politics. Students will gain knowledge through a variety of theoretical perspectives and explanations.

This course does not include registration for the AP Exam Offering. Students planning to take the AP exam are required to register and sit locally for the AP Exam.

Self Paced Scheduling Information
Complete Courses
- Full Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 9 months
- 1/2 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 4 months
- 1/4 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 2 months
Abbreviated Courses
- Abbreviated Full Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 60 days.
- Abbreviated 1/2 and 1/4 Credit Equivalent courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 30 days.
Partial Courses
- Monthly courses must be completed by your school's end date and within 1 month


Delivery Method

  • Internet
  • Real-Time Web-Based Text Meeting Access


Prerequisites
Successful completion of American History is strongly recommended.

Other Information

This course does not include registration for the AP Exam Offering. Students planning to take the AP exam are required to register and sit locally for the AP Exam.



Course Materials
This course requires the purchase of materials at an additional cost.

Format
Delivery : This is a virtual course delivered entirely by an established education organization, including a virtual instructor, to students and educators.

Structure
Complete : This is the complete version of the virtual course.


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