AP Capstone is an innovative diploma program that allows students to develop research, collaboration and communication skills by taking two courses in sequence: AP Seminar and AP Research. This two course series is designed not only to prepare students for college, but to also facilitate overall success and academic curiosity.
The benefits of AP Capstone for students are many. It will help them to foster research, argumentation and communication skills. It provides a setting to build on the knowledge and rigorous course work of AP in an interdisciplinary format. It allows students a choice to challenge themselves academically by being able to show their passion and interest in specific research topics. This will also help to transform students into independent thinkers.