Advanced Placement courses are college-level curriculum, challenging the students to learn college-level study skills and preparation techniques for final exams. The content covered in AP classes is broad and deep so that the student carries away with them a solid understanding of the content material.
Many junior colleges and universities across the state and country recognize and accept AP classes for collegiate credit; however, that is always at the discretion of the institution. Regardless of college credit acceptance, AP courses provide students with the option of challenging themselves in core content areas at a higher level than traditional general education options.
For more information on the Advanced Placement program, please visit the official AP College Board website at https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/apcourse