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Advanced Placement AP Classes

Global Leadership Academy offers the following Advanced Placement classes.

Students who complete the AP course will take an AP exam in May.  Based on the score earned on the AP Exam, students can earn college credit. 

Click on the name of the class to visit the College Board website to learn more.
Advanced Placement Spanish

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.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Families in Different Societies
  • Unit 2: The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity
  • Unit 3: Influences of Beauty and Art
  • Unit 4: How Science and Technology Affect Our Lives
  • Unit 5: Factors That Impact the Quality of Life
  • Unit 6: Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges

Advanced Placement 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.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: The Global Tapestry
  • Unit 2: Networks of Exchange
  • Unit 3: Land-Based Empires
  • Unit 4: Transoceanic Interconnections
  • Unit 5: Revolutions
  • Unit 6: Consequences of Industrialization
  • Unit 7: Global Conflict
  • Unit 8: Cold War and Decolonization
  • Unit 9: Globalization

Advanced Placement 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.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Exploring One-Variable Data
  • Unit 2: Exploring Two-Variable Data
  • Unit 3: Collecting Data
  • Unit 4: Probability, Random Variables, and Probability Distributions
  • Unit 5: Sampling Distributions
  • Unit 6: Inference for Categorical Data: Proportions
  • Unit 7: Inference for Quantitative Data: Means
  • Unit 8: Inference for Categorical Data: Chi-Square
  • Unit 9: Inference for Quantitative Data: Slopes

Don't let the challenge scare you.  AP is for all students–but you should be ready.

You don’t need to be top of your class to be an AP student, but you’ll want to be prepared for the AP course you choose. 

AP classes are challenging, if you’re willing to work hard, you can succeed in an AP course.