Course Description

AP Calculus BC is roughly equivalent to both first and second semester college calculus courses and extends the content learned in AB to different types of equations and introduces the topic of sequences and series. The AP course covers topics in differential and integral calculus, including concepts and skills of limits, derivatives, definite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and series. The course teaches students to approach calculus concepts and problems when they are represented graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally, and to make connections amongst these representations. Students learn how to use technology to help solve problems, experiment, interpret results, and support conclusions.

Students who are enrolled in AP Calculus BC are expected to:

Major Concepts

I. Functions, Graphs, and Limits

II. Derivatives

III. Integrals

IV. Polynomial Approximations and Series


Grade Level

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The textbook below is required to purchase for Semester B (Jan–May):

Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam,
2017 Edition

ISBN-13: 978-1101919866
ISBN-10: 1101919868

2 Semesters


Technology Skills