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Difficulty Rankings of AP Classes

A-sanA-san - Posts: 906 Member
edited July 2005 in High School Life
Ok, there are 34 Advanced Placement Classes offered in high school, soon to be 37. Alot of high school students take them now. So this thread is for you to post all the AP classes you have taken so far and make your own ranking of thier difficulty and what you think is the easiest and the hardest class.
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  • biomasterbiomaster . Posts: 294 Junior Member
    1. chem
    2. bio
    3. ush
    4. span
    5. eng lang
    6. env sci
    7. calc bc
    8. psych

    decreasing in difficulty.
  • A-sanA-san - Posts: 906 Member
    so you think psychology was the hardest? wow... I was thinking of doing that for my sophmore year next year as an independant studying.

    Maybe I shouldn't... lol
  • citygirlsmomcitygirlsmom - Posts: 13,158 Senior Member
    no I think he meant pysch was the easiest of the ones he took...decreasing in difficulty starting with chem ending with psych
  • BigRed25BigRed25 Registered User Posts: 577 Member
    1. english
    2. chem
    3. calc ab/envi sci
  • theslocthesloc . Posts: 534 Member
  • theslocthesloc . Posts: 534 Member
    Hey, A-San; don't worry, youre a freshman...taking too much ap's leads to desastrous gpa destruction.
  • yannersyanners Registered User Posts: 703 Member
    Is psych AP easy? I was thinking the same thing as A-San: studying it on my own, then taking the AP exams for it.
  • elvenqueen10elvenqueen10 Registered User Posts: 786 Member
    I think based on information from students:
    1) Art History ( I know someone who is like a major art history geek and she was like...uh oh)
    2) bio lots of info
    3) chem
    4) comp sci
  • CK61188CK61188 Registered User Posts: 215 Junior Member
    AP psych is easy. I took it freshman year, did nothing outside of class, and i got a 5. of the AP classes i've taken, this is my list (from most difficult to least):
    1. European History
    2. US History
    3. English Language
    4. Psychology
    5. Calculus AB
  • GeniusrikiGeniusriki Registered User Posts: 193 Junior Member
    1. Physics B (without any prior physics classes--tons of material)
    2. Chem
    3. US History
    4. French
    5. Bio
    6. Calc AB
    7. English
  • EffulgentEffulgent Registered User Posts: 1,099 Senior Member
    1. United States History
    2. European History
    3. World History
    4. English Language
    5. Calc AB

    As you can see, I suck at history (seeing as they are the most challenging to me). US History is full of facts and nitty-gritty details within a relatively short amount of time. But, I'm biased because I've always absolutely hated this terrible subject.

    My Euro class was fun, but I still hated history. There's less emphasis on minute facts, but I heard this class is relatively useless (although I learned a lot from it).

    My World History class was incredibly awesome. I hate history, but this was my favorite class of all time, since I had the greatest teacher to have walked the earth. He was particularly difficult, but when I took the test, I found it to be a breeze. However, I probably have chipped teeth my gnashing my teeth together so hard from all the frustration. The subject is still rather interesting though.
  • atomicfusionatomicfusion Registered User Posts: 1,987 Senior Member
    1. Chem
    2. US history
    3. English Language
    4. Euro history
    5. Calc BC
    6. Biology
    7. Macro/Micro Econ

    hardest to easiest
  • sophomore12sophomore12 Registered User Posts: 1,095 Senior Member
    What about Physics C?
  • poison.ivypoison.ivy Registered User Posts: 496 Member
    1. Chemistry
    2. Physics C
    3. Physics B
    4. Biology
    5. Calculus BC
    6. Calculus AB
    7. U.S. History
    8. Computer Science AB
    9. Computer Science A
    10. U.S. Government & Politics
    11. Latin: Vergil
    12. Latin Literature

    Then the other languages.. and the rest are easy.
  • featherzfeatherz Registered User Posts: 103 Junior Member
    Chemistry is definitely tough.
    Bio is pretty hard too, lots of material to learn.
    Eng Lang...if you're good at English, you could probably self-study and do your own practice essays.

    That's all I can judge. But I heard Psych, Stats, Micro/Macro and Geog were pretty easy.
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