AP Chemistry

Credits: 1.5

This college-level chemistry course involves students in the study of matter and its changes at a level appropriate for successfully taking the AP Chemistry examination. Topics include the structure of matter, chemical bonding and reactions, kinetics, thermodynamics, and chemical equilibrium. Students must take this course both semesters, with the class meeting every other day in the second semester.


Prerequisites: Biology: Living and Chemical Systems (Accelerated) and Physics: Systems of Matter, Motion, and Energy (Accelerated) grade >85 or (Standard) grade >90; with departmental approval