AP Government and Politics: United States 181/182
This college level course will provide students with an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States. Students will study the constitutional foundations of American government, civil liberties, civil rights, elections and campaigns, political parties, interest groups, and the three branches of government. This course emphasizes skills and content required to perform successfully on the AP exam for this course given in May. The student may receive college credit, advanced college placement, or both depending on the exam score. This course satisfies the Illinois state graduation requirement for civic education.
- Placement is through department recommendation.