04004 AP Human Geography

History & Social StudiesHigh School (9–12)Advanced Placement

AP Human Geography introduces students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of the Earth’s surface. In this course, students will study diverse peoples and areas organized around concepts like location and place, scale, pattern, spatial organization, and regionalization.

This course aligns with the College Board’s learning goals for AP Comparative Government and Politics.


World History & Geography to 1500 A.D. and/or World History & Geography: 1500 A.D. to the Present (recommended)

Course Texts and Materials


  • The Cultural Landscape, An Introduction to Cultural Geography (13th edition, 2020)
    Publisher: Pearson
    Print, ISBN-13: 9780135116159
    Digital, ISBN-13: 9780135209738

Terms Offered

  • Full Year


  • 1 Credit