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Can schools order and administer AP Exams without completing the AP Course Audit?
Does College Board recommend a particular size for AP classes?
Can courses offered in middle school be labeled AP?
Does College Board recommend particular grade levels for AP courses?
Do schools have to complete the AP Course Audit each year?
What does AP course authorization actually entail?
Meeting Course Requirements
We combine AP U.S. History and AP English Literature and Composition into a course called American Studies. How do we complete the AP Course Audit?
The title we use for the course at our school is different from the AP course name. Can we add “AP” to our own title?
How do we complete the AP Course Audit for a multiyear course, and can we call each year of the course “AP”?
We cover the requirements in a course before the AP course, not the AP course itself. Can we still get authorization?
What is a “hands-on” lab in an AP course?
How can homeschool educators label their courses AP?
Can a dual-enrollment or IB course also be labeled “AP?”
Our school offers an online AP course through a distance-learning provider. How can we list it?
AP Course Audit Technical Help
How do teachers submit a new or revised AP course syllabus for approval?
How do administrators get access to AP Course Audit?
How do teachers get access to AP Course Audit?
How do administrators obtain an access code for participation in the AP Course Audit?