What are AP courses?
Advanced Placement® (AP) courses are based on national curricula and prepare high school students to take the College Board® AP exams in May.
They provide an additional challenge for students wishing to learn more about a specific subject area. Classes are taught at the level and expectations of a first-year university course.
Our AP courses blend self-initiated study with live, in-person teaching online. Students progress through our rigorous online curriculum independently, with input from their teachers as and when it’s needed. This important self-initiated study is also complemented by several hours of virtual, instructor-guided sessions each week—where together they explore ideas, discuss questions, and overcome challenges together.
Students complete 18 weeks of instruction within 20-week semesters as shown in our calendar.
Grade 10–12 students wishing to enroll in AP courses need a recommendation from their principal (or designated school representative).
Due to the rigorous AP requirements, students may enroll in no more than three AP courses at the same time, unless we and the student’s primary school are happy to grant special approval. When a student is involved in athletics or another extracurricular activity requiring time and commitment, he or she should consider enrolling in fewer than three.
Art + Design ● Biology ● Calculus AB ● Calculus BC ● Capstone: Seminar ● Capstone: Research ● Chemistry ● Computer Science A ● Computer Science Principles ● Economics ● English Literature ● Environmental Science ● Human Geography ● Statistics ● Psychology ● Physics C: E+M
Learn more about the official AP program on the College Board website.
Why study AP courses with LifePlus?
Take ownership of learning
Learn at a flexible pace with one to three hours of live instruction each week.
Discover new subjects
Choose and explore a variety of course subjects not offered at your school.
Stand out in university applications
Take advanced classes that are recognized by USA, Canadian and international universities.
Connect to our global community
Collaborate with students and teachers in China, the Middle East and beyond.
Recognized for excellence
LifePlus Online Academy is accredited by Cognia, the largest education improvement organization in the world—demonstrating our commitment to learners, teachers, leaders and communities.
Grow academically and beyond
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