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Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Mankato Area Public Schools give students the chance to tackle college-level work while they are still in high school.

With various subject areas to explore, AP courses can support students in building the skills needed for college. You will give your mind a rigorous workout while polishing up your time management and study skills with the support of your AP teachers, you will also get better at handling challenging issues and problems. AP courses let you know what to expect during the next phase of your educational journey, and help you build the confidence you need to succeed.

By taking an AP course and scoring successfully on the related AP Exam, there is a possibility of earning college credit and saving on college expenses. AP can transform what once seemed unattainable into something within reach.

Advanced Placement courses include:

  • AP Art History
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Economics
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • AP Physics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Arts
  • AP US Government and Politics
  • AP US History
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