Advanced Placement Human Geography (APHG) offers an opportunity for students to receive social studies graduation or elective credit in a challenging and rewarding academic environment. Focused on patterns across space, including services, agriculture, industry, population, migration, ethnicity, urban patterns, religion, language, culture, and political systems, APHG offers both a historical and contemporary analysis of the crucial patterns that shape our present as well as our future. With a broad scope and connections to multiple fields of study, APHG emphasizes elements of study that students have found applicable to their own lives. Upon completion of the class, students know that they have been challenged to keep pace with the material and to see the world in new terms, which comes with a tremendous sense of pride and accomplishment. There is no guarantee, but APHG offers students a uniquely viable opportunity to gain college credit while in high school and to grow and mature as young adults. Students who have seen high levels of success in their previous academic classes and who are serious about accepting new challenges should consider taking Advanced Placement Human GeographyIntroduction to AP Human Geography
AP Human Geography Exam Day 2014 Tuesday May 13, 12:00 PM
About the ExamThe exam is approximately two hours and 15 minutes long and has two parts — multiple choice and free response. Each section is worth 50% of the final exam grade.
Section I: Multiple Choice — 75 Questions; 1 hourTotal scores on the multiple-choice section are based on the number of questions answered correctly. Points are not deducted for incorrect answers and no points are awarded for unanswered questions.
Section II: Free Response — 3 Questions; 1 hour and 15 minutesThis section requires you to interrelate different topical areas and to analyze and evaluate geographical concepts. Some questions may be based on stimulus material such as verbal description, maps, graphs, photographs, and diagrams. You are expected to demonstrate both analytical and organizational skills in your essays. Remember to answer each question in the way it is structured as points are allocated for sub-parts of the question and not for the overall answer.