AP Human Geography

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AP Human Geography

This year-long Advanced Placement® (AP) course in Human Geography is to introduce the student to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth’s surface. The student will employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to analyze human socioeconomic organization and its environmental consequences. The student also will learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice. Further, the AP® Human Geography (APHG) student will learn about the research methods and tools geographers use.