Course title

AP Seminar-English


Written and Oral Communications (9th), AP Literature (10th), AP Language (11th)

Course description

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 country

United States

School state


School / district Address

1900 E Thomas St

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Requested competency code


Date submitted



Denied date

Denied reason

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’s course descriptioN/Assignment breakdown does not demonstrate enough of the content of the course is English specific for it to fulfill an English requirement.  

Online / Virtual