The College Board’s AP Capstone is an innovative college-level program based on two new courses AP Seminar and AP Research that complement and enhance discipline-specific AP courses.
The program immerses high school students in the challenging practice of the critical skills students need today. The ability to think independently, write effectively, research, collaborate, and learn across disciplines is essential for success in college and beyond.
Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing will receive the AP Capstone Diploma.
Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research, but not on four additional AP Exams will receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate.