Updated Example Textbook List
An updated example textbook list is now available on the AP Course Audit website for AP Seminar. This resource was reviewed by Learning List, an independent instructional materials review service for schools and districts. Learning List's detailed alignment reports and editorial reviews will help you use these materials more effectively.
Note: The following information and resources are for AP Seminar teachers at participating AP Capstone™ schools. In order to offer AP Seminar, schools must apply through the AP Program to participate and teachers must attend mandatory training. For more information, visit the AP Capstone Diploma program page.
AP Seminar is a year-long course that has students investigate real-world issues from multiple perspectives. Students learn to synthesize information from different sources, develop their own lines of reasoning in research-based written essays, and design and deliver oral and visual presentations, both individually and as part of a team.
Essential Course Resources
AP Seminar Course Overview
The two-page Course Overview provides a succinct description of the course.
AP Capstone Implementation Guide 2018-19
Primary source of information for implementing the program in your school. Includes guidance for school administrators, AP coordinators, and teachers of AP Capstone courses.
AP Digital PortfolioThe AP Digital Portfolio page provides instructions on how to navigate the web-based application, how to create classrooms, and how to confirm students' submission of performance tasks.
AP Capstone PoliciesFind detailed information about AP Capstone program policies.
Frequently Asked QuestionsThe FAQ answers commonly asked questions about the course and assessment.
College Board Store
Find publications, released exams, lab manuals, and more supporting AP courses in the College Board Store.
AP and Higher Education
Higher Education professionals play a key role developing AP courses and exams, setting credit and placement policies, and scoring student work. The AP Higher Ed site features information on recruitment and admission, advising and placement, and more.
Meet the current Development Committee for AP Seminar.