Course titleAP Seminar-English
Pre-requisiteWritten and Oral Communications (9th), AP Literature (10th), AP Language (11th)
AP Seminar is a foundational English course that engages students in cross curricular conversations that explore the complexities of academic and real world topics and issues by analyzing divergent perspectives. Using an inquiry framework; students practice reading and analyzing articles; research studies; and foundational; literary; and philosophical texts; listening to and viewing speeches; broadcasts; and personal accounts; and experiencing artistic works and performances. Students learn to synthesize information from multiple sources; develop their own perspectives in research based written essays; and design and deliver oral and visual presentations.
School countryUnited States
School / district Address1900 E Thomas St
School zip code60004
Requested competency codeEnglish
The decision to deny the acceptance of AP Seminar as an English requirement is twofold.¬† This course is only applied¬†as an Elective credit¬†if student has a high enough score at all three Tri-University schools.¬†¬†Additionally; the AP curriculum and the school‚Äôs course descriptioN/Assignment breakdown does not demonstrate enough of the content of the course is English specific for it to fulfill an English requirement.¬†¬†