AP Courses and Subjects 2024

The advanced placement (AP) exam offers 38 Courses in various subjects that include sciences, history and social sciences, arts, world language, and mathematics. Following is the list of complete courses and subjects offered by College Board. Some programs may not be available at your particular school, so check it with your school about the AP available courses.

College Board has also issued the exam schedule for AP Exams 2024. Check AP schedule here.

38 AP Courses and Subjects 2024

Following is the list of the

  • Arts
    • 2-D Arts and Design
    • 3-D Arts and Design
    • Art History
    • Drawing
    • Music Therapy
  • English
    • English Language and Composition
    • English Literature and Composition
  • Sciences
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Science
    • Physics 1 (Algebra based)
    • Physics 2 (Algebra based)
    • Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
    • Physics C: Mechanics
  • History and Social Sciences
    • Comparative Government and Politics
    • European History
    • Human Geography
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
    • Psychology
    • United States Government and Politics
    • United States History
    • World History
  • World Languages and Culture
    • Chinese Language and Culture
    • French Language and Culture
    • German Language and Culture
    • Italian Language and Culture
    • Japanese Language and Culture
    • Latin
    • Spanish Language and Culture
    • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Statistics
  • AP environmental science
  • AP Research
  • AP Seminar
  • AP Research

Which AP Subject to Choose?

The most common reason for taking AP courses is college or university admissions. so the rule of thumb is to take courses based on your career choice. If you want to go for medical sciences, then choose biology and chemistry. Similarly if you are passionate about Information Technology, then take courses in Computer sciences and Mathematics. This will act as an indication to admissions officers of your readiness for college work and may help with your college and university admission process. Also, if you get a good score in these exams you can have the advantage of being exempted from foundation classes in your subject and will be allowed to focus on your subject through specialized classes.

Find out more details about AP here.