AP Spanish Literature and Culture (NCAA Approved)
- Grade 9+
Study Spanish, Latin American, and U.S. Hispanic literature from the middle ages to the present day and develop your critical reading and analytical writing skills in Spanish as you prepare for the AP Spanish Literature and Culture exam. In this course, which is conducted entirely in Spanish, you’ll write essays, discuss literary texts and their varied contexts, and participate in class discussions to analyze works of poetry, prose, and drama. You’ll also analyze themes and works of varied artistic representations and complete a variety of oral and written activities and assignments.
By the end of this course you will better understand the Spanish speaking world through the study of its culture as reflected in literary works.
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: Tuesday – 8-9 p.m. ET
Time Commitment: 4 - 5.5 hours per week (1 hour class time, 0.5 hours optional meeting, 3-4 hours independent work).
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Synchronous class meetings typically last about an hour.
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Course PrerequisitesAP Spanish Literature and Culture (NCAA Approved) requires:
Cost and Financial Aid
- Nonrefundable Application Fee - $15 (Waived for financial aid applicants)
- Nonrefundable International Fee - $20 (outside US only)
Financial Aid is available
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- 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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