Advanced Placement Language Arts will include in-depth practice in critical thinking based on selected works of British and world literature. It will also focus on advanced composition and research skills. Students will have the option of taking this course for AP credit. The Advanced Placement exam is administered in mid-May at the high school. A student earning a score of 3 or better on the AP exam could receive as many as six hours of college credit in composition and literature. AP courses can help you acquire the skills and habits you'll need to be successful in college. You'll improve your writing skills, sharpen your problem-solving abilities, and develop time management skills, discipline, and study habits. (One-year, one language arts credit for grade 12) It is strongly recommended that students have a score of 25 on the English and Reading subtests of the ACT and have successfully completed Language Arts III Or Language Arts III Advanced with a “B” or better.