AP Spanish Language and Culture (Intensive, NCAA Approved)
- Grade 9+
- Advanced CTY-Level
Take on a college-level challenge as you cover topics typically found in a university course while preparing for the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. In this course, which is conducted entirely in Spanish, you’ll improve your Spanish proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. You’ll develop critical thinking and writing skills needed to compose weekly essays and complete readings and lessons in Spanish. In addition, you’ll use the Spanish language to communicate effectively in school and real-life situations and carry on conversations and participate in discussions with classmates.
During virtual class meetings your instructor will guide you through lectures, readings, discussions, and other resources. You will also participate in one-on-one virtual meetings with your instructor and teaching assistant.
Meeting times: Monday, Wednesday – 8-9 p.m. ET
Time Commitment: 8 - 9.75 hours per week (2 hours class time, 0.75 hours optional meeting, 6-7 hours independent work).
Register for an Online course by selecting an open class below. If no open classes are listed, then course enrollment is currently closed. Note: You will need to have an active CTY Account to complete registration through MyCTY.
Testing and Prerequisites
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Course PrerequisitesAP Spanish Language and Culture (Intensive, NCAA Approved) requires:
At least three years of Spanish language instruction, and a satisfactory result on the CTY language placement test
Cost and Financial Aid
- Nonrefundable Application Fee - $15 (Waived for financial aid applicants)
- Nonrefundable International Fee - $20 (outside US only)
Financial Aid is available
We are committed to serving all talented youth regardless of financial circumstances. Financial assistance is available based on need.
Please acquire all course materials by the course start date. If you have questions about these materials or difficulty locating them, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A headset with a microphone
- A Spanish-English dictionary is not required, it may be useful as a personal reference for the duration of this course
Earning School Credit
AP - NCAA Approved
Recommended school credit: One academic yearLearn More
This course requires a computer with high-speed Internet access and an up-to-date web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. You must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.
This course uses a virtual classroom for instructor-student communication. The classroom works on standard computers with the Zoom desktop client, and on tablets or handhelds that support the Zoom Mobile app. Recorded meetings can only be viewed on a computer with the Zoom desktop client installed. The Zoom desktop client and Zoom Mobile App are both free to download.
Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but some assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
Chromebooks are not recommended due to required downloading of specialized software.
This course uses Respondus LockDown Browser proctoring software for designated assessments. LockDown Browser is a client application that is installed to a local computer. Visit the Respondus website for system requirements.
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