• AP Social Studies

The Basics

  • AP Social Studies courses are introductory college-level courses that allow students to cultivate their understanding of history, geography, government, economics, and psychology. Students learn to analyze data, text-based sources, and historical sources as they explore a multitude of topics related to their course. In AP Social Studies courses, students develop their argumentation, writing, analysis, and comprehension skills. The coursework is designed to prepare students for college-level work and those students who pass their May AP exm can earn college credit for the course.

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  • Postsecondary Programming
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    Houston, TX 77092
    Rebecca Rice
    AP/IB Senior Manager
    Phone: 713-556-6153
    Fax: 713-556-6958
    Email: rrice2@houstonisd.org

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