Advanced Placement Program
In our efforts to raise standards Tri-County introduced The College Board Advanced Placement Program. The program is open to any secondary school willing to:
- Organize one or more college-level course(s) that follow the AP course description
- Provide access to AP for all students willing to accept the challenge of a rigorous academic curriculum
- Administer the AP Exam(s)
- Foster teacher professional development
Advanced Placement Calculus AB Grade 12
Calculus AB is a course in single variable calculus that includes techniques and applications of the derivative, techniques and applications of the definite and indefinite integral, Riemann sums and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Discussions of limits, continuity, differential equations, and slope fields as examples of mathematical modeling will be included in the class presentations. The prerequisite for this course will be the successful completion of Pre-Calculus. Students are required to take the AP Calculus Exam in the spring.
*You may contact Ms. Melissa Beckmann at ext. 265 or email@example.com for further information.
Advanced Placement Literature and Composition Grade 12
In this course, students will experience, interpret and evaluate representative examples of poetry, drama, fiction, and expository prose from various cultures and historical periods. They will examine the structure, style and themes, as well as the imagery and symbolism of each selection while analyzing and assessing its literary and social value. In addition, students will react and respond to the literary works by means of journal reflections, argumentation, and expository prose pieces that demonstrate not only advanced skills in the application of Standard English conventions, but also elements of stylistic maturity and creativity. The prerequisite is a final average of B or better in English 11, Level 1. Students are required to take the AP Literature and Composition Exam in the spring.
*You may contact Ms. Amy DePasquale at ext. 292 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.