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AP Seminar (H)

Course ID
166
Level
11
Semester
1, 2
Credit
1.000
Method
Honors

AP Capstone Diploma qualified students are required to take AP Seminar.

AP seminar is a foundational course that engages students in cross-curricular conversations that explore the complexities of academic and real-world topics and issues by analyzing divergent perspectives. Using an inquiry framework, students practice reading and analyzing articles, research studies, and foundational literary and philosophical texts; listening to and viewing speeches, broadcasts, and personal accounts; and experiencing artistic works and performances. Students learn to synthesize information from multiple sources, develop their own perspectives in written essays, and design and deliver oral and visual presentations both individually and as part of a team. Ultimately, the course aims to equip students with the power to analyze and evaluate information with accuracy and precision in order to craft and communicate evidence-based arguments.

Prerequisites

A grade of A- or higher in 110 Introduction to Literature or 125 American Literature. A grade of C+ or higher in 115 Introduction to Literature (H) or 130 American Literature (H). An academic course review will be conducted to determine student’s placement within the course. Course satisfies a requirement for graduation.