AP Courses

  • Pinellas County high schools are proud to offer a wide variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses in our high schools. Students with a strong work ethic and a desire to engage in challenging courses are encouraged to request the AP courses that best meet their talents and interests.
    The AP Capstone courses (AP Seminar and AP Research) are unique opportunities for students to select the content through which they learn college level research, collaboration and presentation skills.

    For information regarding the college credit that can be earned for AP courses within the Florida State University System (SUS) use the Credit-by-Exam Equivalency table link below.


    2023 AP Exam Schedule




    US Gov


    8:00 AM

    Env Sci


    8:00 AM



    12:00 PM

    Comp Sci A


    12:00 PM

    Eng Lit


    8:00 AM

    Human Geo


    8:00 AM



    12:00 PM



    12:00 PM

    Euro Hist


    8:00 AM

    US Hist


    8:00 AM

    Art History


    12:00 PM



    12:00 PM

    Calc AB/BC


    8:00 AM

    Comp Sci Princ


    12:00 PM



    8:00 AM



    12:00 PM

    World Hist


    8:00 AM

    Music Theory


    8:00 AM


    Students must be in their assigned exam room at least 30 minutes prior to the exam time.

    If students have a morning exam, they must bring something for lunch because the exam will last beyond the lunch period.

    Exams that begin at 12:00 PM will run past the school day and students will need to arrange for transportation home.


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AP U.S. History

  • US History


    Study the cultural, economic, political, and social developments that have shaped the United States from c. 1491 to the present. You’ll analyze texts, visual sources, and other historical evidence and write essays expressing historical arguments. 



AP Human Geography

  • Human geography


    Explore how humans have understood, used, and changed the surface of Earth. You’ll use the tools and thinking processes of geographers to examine patterns of human population, migration, and land use.

AP American Government

  • American Government


    Study the key concepts and institutions of the political system and culture of the United States. You’ll read, analyze, and discuss the U.S. Constitution and other documents as well as complete a research or applied civics project.

AP Art History

  • Art History


    Explore the history of art across the globe from prehistory to the present. You’ll analyze works of art through observation, discussion, reading, and research.

AP Studio Art Drawing

  • Studio Art Drawing


    Develop your skills in drawing as you explore different media and approaches. You’ll create artwork that reflects your own ideas and skills and what you’ve learned.

AP English Literature and Composition

  • English Literature and Composition


    Learn how to understand and evaluate works of fiction, poetry, and drama from various periods and cultures. You’ll read literary works and write essays to explain and support your analysis of them.

AP Capstone Seminar

  • Capstone Seminar


    The AP Capstone Diploma Program is a two-year program based on two AP courses, AP Seminar and AP Research. Students who fulfill the requirements can earn academic awards recognized by colleges around the world.

AP English Composition

  • English Compisition


    Learn about the elements of argument and composition as you develop your critical-reading and writing skills. You’ll read and analyze nonfiction works from various periods and write essays with different aims: for example, to explain an idea, argue a point, or persuade your reader of something.

AP Capstone Research

  • Capstone Research


    Build on what you learned in AP Seminar to deeply explore an academic topic, problem, or issue of individual interest. Through this exploration, you will design, plan, and conduct a year-long research based investigation to address a research question.

AP Psychology

  • Psychology


    Explore the ideas, theories, and methods of the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. You’ll examine the concepts of psychology through reading and discussion and you’ll analyze data from psychological research studies.

AP World History

  • AP World History


    Study the cultural, economic, political, and social developments that have shaped the world from c. 1200 CE to the present. You’ll analyze texts, visual sources, and other historical evidence and write essays expressing historical arguments.

AP Computer Science Principles

  • AP Computer Science Principles


    Learn the principles that underlie the science of computing and develop the thinking skills that computer scientists use. You’ll work on your own and as part of a team to creatively address real-world issues using the tools and processes of computation.

AP Statistics

  • AP Statistics


    Learn about the major concepts and tools used for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. You’ll explore statistics through discussion and activities, and you’ll design surveys and experiments.

AP Music Theory

  • AP Music Theory


    Learn to recognize, understand, and describe the basic materials and processes of music. You’ll develop skills by listening to, reading, writing, and performing a wide variety of music.

AP Calculus AB

  • AP Calculus AB


    Explore the concepts, methods, and applications of differential and integral calculus. You’ll work to understand the theoretical basis and solve problems by applying your knowledge and skills.

AP Spanish Language and Culture

  • AP Spanish Language and Culture


    Develop your Spanish language skills and learn about the cultures in Spanish-speaking parts of the world. You’ll practice communicating in Spanish and study real-life materials such as newspaper articles, films, music, and books.

AP Environmental Science

  • AP Environmental Science


    Explore and investigate the interrelationships of the natural world and analyze environmental problems, both natural and human-made. You’ll take part in laboratory investigations and field work.

AP Biology

  • AP Biology


    Study the core scientific principles, theories, and processes that govern living organisms and biological systems. You’ll do hands-on laboratory work to investigate natural phenomena.

Last Modified on August 8, 2023