Advanced Placement Human Geography – Grade 10

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Social Studies


This advanced-level course is open to students in Grades 10, 11, or 12 and may be taken in place of the regular World Geography to meet the graduation requirements for social studies.Advanced Placement Human Geography is a rigorous examination of essential concepts in the field of Human Geography, accomplished through a challenging study of pressing contemporary issues related to population, organization of political boundaries, industrialization and economic development, cities and urban land use, and more.Data from organizations such as the Census Bureau, the World Bank, and the United Nations will be studied.Students participate in field studies, keep journals, and conduct original research; significant use of computer labs will be necessary.Strong writing and research skills are recommended for this course.This course is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Placement examination in Human Geography.

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  • 1 Social Studies Credit(s)