Advanced Placement

AP AT BURNABY CENTRAL           WHY TAKE AP?

CONFIDENCE: Develop better study habits, improve your writing skills, and sharpen your problem-solving abilities. This will give you the confidence to tackle the academic changes that you can expect in college.

CREDIT: Allows a student to get University credit in high school and can save the student money. Entering college with AP credits give you time to move into upper-level courses in your field of interest, pursuer a double major, or study/travel abroad.

COLLEGE SUCCESS: Allows a student to learn about the work ethic needed to take a University level course. Research consistently shows that students who are successful I AP typically experience greater academic success in college than similar students who do not participate in AP.  –   AP Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2015-2016

COURSES OFFERED AT CENTRAL
  Microeconomics
  Macroeconomics
  Psychology
  Human Geography
  Calculus
  Statistics
  Biology
  Chinese Language and Culture
  French Language and Culture
  English Literature
  Studio Art 2D and 3D

COURSES OFFERED AT CENTRAL
 Strong Grade 10 students (current Grade 9) can take Statistics and Human Geography (with teacher
recommendation)
 Acceleration or Co-Requisites may be required to take some courses
 students wanting to take AP Calculus, for example, must have taken Pre-Calculus 12
 To take AP English Literature, you will need to take Lit 12 AND Eng11 next year
 To take AP Chinese Language and Culture requires Mandarin 12 or a placement interview AND a good English 10 mark
 To take AP Biology, you will need to take Biology 11 Honours concurrently
 Micro and Macroeconomics are taken together

Talk to your counsellor to find out if this is right for you!