Dublin High Social Science: AP Human Geography
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
- Grade Level: 9-12
- Length: One year
- Prerequisites: Completion with satisfactory grades of previous year’s history and English classes
- Graduation: Fulfills elective requirement
- College Prep: Fulfills CSU/UC college prep elective, weighted course
This is an introductory level college course in human geography that’s purpose is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth’s surface. Students will learn to employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human socioeconomic organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice, like maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).