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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To receive authorization from the College Board to label a course “AP,” teachers must submit the following materials related to the course:

Course Syllabus

Each AP® teacher is required to submit an electronic copy of his or her syllabus outlining the course of study to be followed.

Submission Options

AP Course Audit form

The subject-specific AP Course Audit form specifies the curricular and resource requirements that must be met in order to receive authorization to use the “AP” designation for a course. A school administrator must approve and finalize this electronic form before a syllabus will be reviewed.

For AP teachers with previously authorized courses:

Annual Renewals

Account Transfers

AP Practice Exams

Watch this brief video about the AP Course Audit: Learn more about why all AP courses need to be authorized, the purpose of the curricular requirements, and how to submit your syllabus.

News and Updates

Learning List

The College Board has partnered with Learning List to provide independent instructional materials review services for schools and districts for several redesigned and new subjects. More information about the alignment of each textbook is provided on the relevant example textbook lists. The new Example Textbook Lists which were reviewed by Learning List are for Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, Physics 1 and 2, and World History.

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