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Human Geography 1,2 AP (HP) (6511, 6512)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -

Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Madison, Mira Mesa, Mission Bay, Morse, Point Loma, Scripps Ranch, Serra, San Diego SciTech, and University City High Schools. Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective; weighted for students in grades 10–12 only (see note below)
 UC subject area satisfied:
 a - History
 Grade 9 GATE Seminar students who take this course as part of a differentiated curriculum receive regular, unweighted credit and should be enrolled in the unweighted (U) version of this course.
Course Description:
 This course introduces students to the systematic study of the patterns and processes that have shaped mankind’s understanding, use, and alteration of the earth’s surface. Students are introduced to the methods and tools used by geographers to analyze human social organization and its environmental consequences.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 No adopted text. Each school chooses from available materials and resources.