Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment

The Advanced Placement (AP) program sponsored by the College Board enables exceptional students to study college-level courses while in high school. The highest possible score on an AP exam is 5, and most universities accept scores of 3, 4, and 5 for credit. 

Dual Enrollment (DE) enables high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit for courses they take at CCA.  DE courses are taught by CCA faculty who are college or university adjunct professors. Students must meet the DE entrance requirements set by the College or University through whom the DE course is offered.

 

AP Credit Policy

Find out the AP score required by the college of your choice in order to receive credit.

 

ap & de courses

Capstone
AP Seminar
AP Research

Fine Arts
AP Music Theory
AP Studio Art 3D Design

AP Studio Art 2D Design
AP Studio Art Drawing

History
AP Art History
AP Human Geography
AP U.S. Government
AP US History
AP World History

Language Arts
AP English Literature
AP English Language and Composition

AP Spanish Literature
AP Spanish Language and Culture

Math
AP Calculus AB 
AP Calculus BC
DE Statistics
DE College Algebra
DE Calculus III

Science
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Physics

Social Science
AP Macro Economics

AP Psychology
Textbook: Psychology, Eighth Edition, by David Myers (Worth Publishers, 2007) ISBN: 0-7167-2830-31

DE Psychology 
Textbook: Exploring Psychology, Eighth Edition, by David Myers (Worth Publishers) ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-1635-7

AP Scholar Awards

The AP Program offers AP Scholar Awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. There is no monetary award, but students receive an award certificate and their achievement is acknowledged on any AP score report that is sent to colleges the following fall. CCA students have achieved at all the following levels through our AP program.

Award Levels

AP Capstone
Students that successfully complete AP Seminar and AP Research while successfully completing (with a score of 3 or higher) at least 4 AP courses and exams will be awarded the AP Capstone Diploma.

AP Scholar
Students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.

AP Scholar with Honor
Students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

AP Scholar with Distinction
Students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

National AP Scholar
Students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.