Fall 2016

AP Course Audit administrators can begin renewing previously authorized courses for the 2016-17 school year.

October 15 is the preferred date by which administrators should renew previously authorized courses to ensure the inclusion of these courses in the AP Course Ledger in November.

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The AP® Program unequivocally supports the principle that each individual school must develop its own curriculum for courses labeled “AP.” Rather than mandating any one curriculum for AP courses, the AP Course Audit instead provides each AP teacher with
a set of expectations that college and secondary school faculty nationwide have established for college-level courses. More

A detailed description of the AP course
and exam.

The set of curricular and resource expectations that college faculty nationwide have established for college-level courses.

A list of college-level textbooks that meet the curricular requirements.

This subject-specific document contains multiple samples of evidence for each requirement, illustrating the variety of
ways curricular requirements can be met
in a syllabus.

Annotated Sample Syllabi acrobat

Four sample syllabi per course have been written by AP teachers who teach in the public or private sector and by college professors who teach the parallel college-level course.

This checklist provides general instructions on how to prepare a syllabus, and evaluate the syllabus prior to submission to ensure that all required elements are included.

News and Updates

Annual AP Course Renewals

Beginning in August of each academic year, AP Course Audit administrators are responsible for renewing previously authorized courses that will again be offered. Administrators can renew courses online from their AP Course Audit account.

Independent Survey on
State of AP

A new report on AP provides the perspective of a national sample of AP teachers on issues of the program's quality, growth, equity and rigor.
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