AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

  • Course Type
    Advanced Placement
  • Grade Level
    9-12
  • Category
    AP Courses
  • Course Length
    Year

Advanced Placement Human Geography (also known as AP Human Geo, AP Geography, APHG, AP HuGe, AP HuG, AP Human, or HGAP) is an Advanced Placement social studies course that studies human geography. The test is administered by College Board.

This college-level course introduces students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth’s surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analyses to analyze human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.