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ATC AP Course Catalog

Please note these are proposed classes only. Classes must have approximately 20 students or more enrolled in order to be offered.

AP Art History - Visual Arts - available to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Course designed to parallel college level Art History courses, AP Art History of Art courses provide the opportunity to critically examine architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within their historical and cultural contexts.  In covering the art of several... more

AP Psychology - Social Studies - available to grades: 11, 12

Course designed to parallel an introductory college level psychology course, AP Psychology courses introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals,... more

AP Statistics - Mathematics - available to grades: 11, 12

This course introduces students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: exploring data (observing patterns and departures from ... more

AP Calculus AB - Mathematics - available to grades: 11, 12

This course is higher than the level of Algebra II.  AP Calculus AB provides students with an intuitive understanding of the concepts of calculus and experience with its methods and applications.  These courses introduce calculus and include ... more

AP Biology - Science - available to grades: 9

Course is designed to provide information regarding the fundamental concepts of life and life processes. Topics covered include (but are not restricted to) cell structure and function, general plant and animal physiology, genetics, and taxonomy. ... more

AP Biology - Science - available to grades: 11, 12

Typically taken after a year of high school biology and chemistry and designed to parallel college level introductory biology courses, AP Biology courses stress basic facts and their synthesis into major biological concepts and themes. Three ... more

AP Environmental Science - Science - available to grades: 11, 12

Course provides students with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and humanmade, to evaluate the relative risks associated with... more

AP World History - History - available to grades: 10

The purpose of this course is to develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contracts, in interaction with different types of human societies. Focused primarily on the past 1,000 years of global experience the ... more

AP U.S. History - History - available to grades: 11

Course prepares students for the AP exam in U.S. history and provides students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in United States history.  Students learn to assess historical ... more

AP U.S. Government and Politics - History - available to grades: 12

Course prepares students for the AP exam in U.S. Government and Politics. These courses provide students with an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States, involving both the study of general concepts... more

7th Grade Pre AP English - English - available to grades: 7

In addition to providing the same skills and instruction as 7th grade English, this course prepares students for the more rigorous academic focus of high school advanced placement courses... more

8th Grade English Pre AP - English - available to grades: 8

In addition to providing the same skills and instruction as 8th grade English, this course prepares students for the more rigorous academic focus of high school advanced placement courses... more

English I Pre AP - English - available to grades: 9

In addition to providing the same skills and instruction as 9th grade English, this course prepares students for the more rigorous academic focus of high school advanced placement courses... more

English II Pre-AP - English - available to grades: 10

In addition to providing the same skills and instruction as 10th grade English, this course prepares students for the more rigorous academic focus of high school advanced placement courses... more

AP English Language and Composition - English - available to grades: 11

The AP Language and Composition course is designed to prepare students to read and write on a college level developing skills that will ultimately prepare students for the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Exam. This exam... more

AP English Literature and Composition - English - available to grades: 12

According to the College Board, this course is "designed to engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts, students can deepen their understanding ... more

AP Computer Science A - Technology - available to grades: 10, 11, 12

This course introduces students to computer science with fundamental topics that include problem-solving, design strategies and methodologies, organization of data (data structures), approaches to processing data (algorithms), analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing.  The course emphasizes both object-oriented and imperative problem-solving and... more

AP Human Geography - History - available to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

This course introduces students to the systematic study of patterns and process that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of the Earth's surface.  Students will employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to analyze human social organization and its environmental consequences.  Methods and tools geographers' use in their science and practice will also be taught.  This course... more

AP European History - History - available to grades: 11, 12

This course prepares students for the AP exam in European history.  The course examines European civilization from the High Renaissance period to the recent past, provides a basic exposure to the factual narrative, and develops a ) an understanding of some of the principal themes in modern European history, b) an ability to analyze historical evidence, and c) an ability to express that... more

AP Calculus BC - Mathematics - available to grades: 11, 12

This course is higher than the level of Algebra II.  It provides students with an intuitive understanding of the concepts of calculus and experience with its methods and applications, and also requires additional knowledge of the theoretical tools of calculus.  This course assumes a thorough knowledge of elementary functions and covers all of the calculus topics in AP Calculus AB as well as... more

AP Physics I - Science - available to grades: 11, 12

This course is designed to be equivalent to the first semester of an introductory college-level algebra-based physics course.  Course content includes the following areas:  kinematics, motion, energy, sound waves, and electrostatics.  This course is intended to prepare students for the Advanced Placement Exam and follows the College Board guidelines. 

AP Studio Art 2-D Design - Visual Arts - available to grades: 11, 12

The purpose of this course is to assist students to develop a portfolio demonstrating a broad interpretation of two-dimensional issues.  This type of design involves purposeful decision-making about how to use the elements and principales of art in an integrative manner.  This course is intended to prepare students for the Advanced Placement exam and follows the College Board guidelines.