Koorsooyinka AP

Make the most of your high school experience and earn college credits with our Advanced Placement (AP) program at Minnetonka High School (MHS). Our AP teachers are passionate about their courses and eager to support students undertaking this college-level work. Their dedication benefits our students. Depending on your AP exam scores and college credit policies, you may earn college credit or advanced standing at most of the nation's colleges and universities.
 

We offer 28 AP courses in English, world languages, social sciences, history, sciences, mathematics, computer science and the arts. MHS also offers a variety of AP courses through Tonka Online.

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Course Listing

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Tirakoobka AP ee la Dardargeliyay (Tonka Online)

Course: #T4104*, Tonka Online**
*Select term S=summer, F=fall
Grade(s) offered: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Credits: .5
Prerequisites: Successful completion (B- or better) of Math Studies, Functions, Stats & Trig, Pre-Calculus or teacher recommendation

This course teaches the 10 topics of statistics in a one semester accelerated fashion. It is designed to be in addition to the normal 4 year math sequence and is only offered as a 0.5 credit class.

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Taariikhda Farshaxanka AP (Tonka Online)

Course: #T6094F, part 1, Tonka Online
Course: #T6096W, part 2, Tonka Online
Grade(s) offered: 10-12
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
 This course completes .5 towards the Arts credit      
*Online, complete part 1 before part 2.
Prerequisites: None

AP Art History allows students to examine major forms of artistic expression relevant to a variety of cultures in a wide variety of times periods.

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Biology AP

Course: #AP320, S1
Course: #AP322, S2    
Grade(s) offered: 11-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester, full-year course)
Prerequisites: Physical Science, Chemistry

Advanced Placement Biology is designed to provide learning experiences equivalent to a first-year college biology course.

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AP Kalkulas AB

Course: #AP404, S1
Course: #AP406, S2
Grade(s) offered: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites:  B+ or better in Precalculus, B or Better inPrecalculus Honors, or Successful completion Calculus

This course is equivalent to a first semester of college calculus. It is focused on single variable differential and integral calculus and applications.

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AP Calculus BC

Course: #AP408, S1
Course: #AP410, S2
Grade(s) offered: 10-12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: C or better in AP Calculus AB or A- or better in Calculus

This course is equivalent to a second semester college calculus course. It includes review of AP Calculus AB along with advanced integration and differentiation techniques.

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AP Chemistry

Course: #AP304, S1
Course: #AP306, S2
Grade(s) offered: 10-12
Credits: .5 (per semester, full-year course)
Prerequisites: A or B in Physical Science Honors and Higher Algebra 

AP Chemistry teaches the concepts and applications of first-year college Chemistry. A process of problem solving is continually modeled and It is expected that students electing this course will take the AP Exam.

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AP Isbarbardhiga Dowlada 

Course: #AP216
Online Option: T2108, Tonka Online 
Grade(s) offered: 11-12    
Credits: .5 (semester course)    
Prerequisites: None    

This college-level course analyzes the political systems of the United Kingdom, Russia, China, Mexico, Nigeria and Iran. By examining these six countries, students will develop an understanding of political concepts and themes.

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AP Sayniska Kombuyuutarka A

Course: #AP650, S1
Course: #AP652, S2
Grade(s) offered: 9-12
Credits: .5 (per semester) 
Prerequisites: AP Computer Science Principles strongly recommended, or prior coding experience; B or better in Higher Algebra, Higher Algebra Honors, or Instructor’s permission

AP Computer Science A is equivalent to a first-semester, college-level course in computer science. The course introduces students to computer science fundamentals, focusing on object-oriented programming languages.

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Mabaadi'da Sayniska Kombiyuutarka ee AP

Course: #AP654, S1
Course: #AP656, S2
Online Option: #T6500F, part 1, Tonka Online
Online Option: #T6502W, part 2, Tonka Online
Online, complete part 1 before part 2
This course can also be taken through VANTAGE #V500 (choose one)
Grades Offered:  9-12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: C or better in Algebra; Introduction to Computer Science is recommended but not required
 
Computer Science Principles introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world.

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Sayniska Deegaanka AP (Tonka Online)

Course: #T3100*, part 1, Tonka Online 
*Select term F=fall
Course: #T3102*, part 2, Tonka Online 
*Select term W=winter
*Online, complete part 1 before part 2.
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: .5 (per semester, full-year course)
Prerequisites: Chemistry, Physical Science

This is a multidisciplinary course for students interested in the world’s natural environment and related issues.

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AP Taariikhda Yurub

Course: #AP208, S1
Course: #AP210, S2
Online Option: #T2112F, Tonka Online
Online Option: #T2114W, Tonka Online
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
*Online, complete part 1 before part 2.
Prerequisites: Contemporary U.S. History; AP U.S. History; American Studies 10 Honors (B or better)

This class will survey the major trends and events in European history from the Renaissance (1350) to present day.

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AP Faransiis V 

Course: #AP500, S1
Course: #AP502, S2 
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: French IV and permission from the instructor or IB French SL

The course provides students with opportunities to connect with Francophone culture using the three modes of communication (interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational) in a variety of tasks.

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Juqraafiga AP

Course: #AP200, S1
Course: #AP202, S2
Grade: 9
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)    
Prerequisites: B+ or better in 8th grade English and Social Studies

Human Geography is the study of humans and their interaction with their surroundings. An emphasis on spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences are the guiding ideas behind this course.

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Minnetonka AP Luqadda iyo Curinta 10

Course: #AP100, S1
Course: #AP101, S2
Grade(s) offered: 10
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
Prerequisites: Any English 9 Course

Students will analyze a broad and challenging range of fiction and nonfiction prose and trace the use of rhetoric in making arguments and appeals. Students will read and examine essays, letters, speeches, images, media messages, memoirs, and autobiographies from a variety of authors and historical contexts.

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Afka AP iyo Qaab dhismeedka 12

Course: #AP104
Online Option: #T1100*, Tonka Online 
*Select term F=fall, W=winter 
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: 0.5 (semester-long course)
Prerequisites: Any English 11 Course

In this course, students read and examine a broad range of nonfiction prose including essays, letters, speeches, images, media messages, memoirs, and autobiographies from a variety of authors and historical contexts.

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Suugaanta AP iyo curinta

Course: #AP102, S1
Course: #AP103, S2    
Grade(s) offered: Grade 11, Grade 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Any English 10 or 11 Course

This course emphasizes perceptive readings of major British and American Literature representing all literary genres—poetry, drama, novel, short story—covering the 17th to the 21st Century.

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AP Macroeconomics 

Course: #AP218
Online Option: #T2106W, Tonka Online
*Select term S=Summer, W=winter
Grade(s) offered: 11-12    
Credits: .5 (semester course)    
Prerequisites: None    

Students will study economic growth, inflation, unemployment, foreign trade, monetary, and fiscal policies at a college freshman level.

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Aragtida AP Music

Course: #AP660
Grade(s) offered: 10-12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
This course completes .5 towards the Arts credit    
Prerequisites: A or B in Theory 1 or pretest/application prior to registration

Music Theory 2 is a one-term class designed for students who have some experience in music but want to further develop and increase skills in reading, writing, listening, and analyzing music. It is also designed to prepare students interested in studying music at the post-secondary level.

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AP Physics 1 - Fasalka 9aad

Course: #AP300, S1
Course: #AP302, S2   
Grade(s) offered:
9  
Credits: .5 (per semester, full-year course)
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in English 9 Honors Communications

AP Physics I is an algebra-based physics course designed to develop deep understanding of the content and apply knowledge through inquiry-based labs. The English course focuses on preparing students for future research opportunities and for learning how to communicate in a technical and professional manner.

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AP Physics C: Korontada iyo Magnetismka oo leh Mawduucyo Fisigis Casri ah

Course: #AP324, S1
Course: #AP326, S2    
Grade(s) offered: 10-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester, full-year course)
This course completes 1.0 of a Science credit.
Prerequisites: Calculus course and AP Physics 1 (or another physics course with teacher recommendation).

AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism is equivalent to a second semester calculus-based college physics course.

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AP Physics C: Makaanikada

Course #AP328, S1
Course #AP330, S2    
Grade(s) offered: 
grade 11-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester, full-year course)
Prerequisites: Physical Science, Calculus (completed or concurrent) 
This is a year-long course offered at MHS.

AP Physics C: Mechanics is the equivalent of a first-semester college course in calculus-based physics. The course covers Kinematics, Newton’s Laws, Work/Energy/Power, Momentum, Rotation, Oscillations.

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AP Physics C-Mechanics (Tonka Online)

Course: #T3104W, Tonka Online
Grade(s) offered: 10-12
Credits: .5 (Spring semester only)
Prerequisites: Have completed or be concurrently enrolled in both AP Physics 1 AND a calculus course.
​​​​​​​This semester-long Tonka Online course is for students who have already taken AP Physics 1 and wish to take the AP Physics C: Mechanics test.

This course covers mechanics topics with a calculus lens in a self-paced/teacher-guided online format. These topics are Kinematics, Newton’s Laws, Work/Energy/Power, Momentum, Rotation, and Oscillations.

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AP Precalculus

Course: #AP412, S1
Course: #AP414, S2
Grade(s) offered: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
Prerequisites: A in Higher Algebra or B+ or better in Higher Algebra Honors

The skills learned in this course are foundational not only for success in required college math courses, but also to careers in math, physics, biology, health science, data science and social science.

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Cilmi nafsiga AP 

Course: #AP220
Online Option: #T2100, Tonka Online 
This course may also be taken as part of VANTAGE #V200
Grade(s) offered: 11-12    
Credits: .5 (semester course)    
Prerequisites: None    

Psychology is the study of behavior and mental process. This AP class is an introduction to college-level Psychology using a college text, “collegiate-style” pace and classroom climate, and college-level exams.

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Cilmi baarista AP

Course: #AP107, S1
Course: #AP108, S2
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
Prerequisites: AP Seminar during junior year

AP Research allows students to deeply explore an academic topic, problem, or issue of individual interest. Through this exploration, students design, plan, and conduct a year-long research based investigation to address a research question.

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Seminaarka AP

Course: #AP105, S1
Course: #AP106, S2
This course may also be taken through VANTAGE #V102, Global Business or VANTAGE #V700, Public Policy (choose only one)
Grade(s) offered: grade 11, grade 12
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
Prerequisites: Any English 10 or 11 Course

AP Seminar is a foundational course that engages students in cross-curricular conversations that explore the complexities of academic and real-world topics and issues by analyzing divergent perspectives.

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Tirakoobka AP

Course: #AP400, S1
Course: #AP402, S2
Online Option: #T4100* part 1, Tonka Online 
*Select term S=summer, F=fall, W=winter
Online Option: #T4102* part 2, Tonka Online 
*Select term S=summer, F=fall, W=winter
Must complete part 1 before part 2.This course can also be taken as part of VANTAGE #V100 (choose one).
Grade(s) offered: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: None
 

This course is a college level study of the statistical topics of experimental design, data analysis, and methods of inference.

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Farshaxanka AP Studio

Course: #AP602, S1
Course: #AP603, S2
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
This course fulfills the Arts requirement. 
Prerequisites: Successful completion of two or more semesters of art; Drawing highly recommended

In AP Studio Art you create a portfolio to turn in for the AP Studio Art Exam. The portfolio will be Drawing, 2D or 3D.

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AP Taariikhda Mareykanka 

Course: #AP204, S1
Course: #AP206, S2
Grade(s) offered: 10
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Civics and Human Geography; AP Human Geography 

Students complete advanced level reading, writing, and analysis on topics in the history of the U.S. Reading assignments come from a college-level text, and students work with others to become more skilled at writing historical essays.

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AP Dowladda Mareykanka iyo Siyaasadda

Course: #AP214
Online Option: #T2110, Tonka Online 
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: .5 (semester course)    
Prerequisites: None

Through readings, research, discussions, field experiences, and media presentations, students will study political ideologies, parties, campaigns, elections, interest groups, bureaucracy, civil liberties, role of the media, the judicial, legislative and executive processes, and the creation of public policy.

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Taariikhda AP

Course: #AP224, S1
Course: #AP225, S2
Online Option:#T2102F, part 1, Tonka Online 
Online Option:#T2104W, part 2, Tonka Online 
Grades Offered: 11-12
Credits: 1.0 (year-long course)
Prerequisites: Contemporary U.S. History; AP U.S. History; American Studies 10 Honors (grade B or better)

Students complete advanced level reading, writing, and analysis on topics in World History.

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Biology pre-AP (Tonka Online)

Course: #T7204S, summer only
Grade(s) offered: 10-11    
Credits: .5 (summer)
This course completes .5 toward an elective credit. 
Prerequisites: Students should be registered for AP Biology in the fall; optional course for preceding summer.

This course does not count toward the state graduation requirement of 3.0 credits of science.

Students in this summer course will complete online study and engage in learning activities to prepare for the rigor and pace of Advanced Placement (AP) Biology.

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Xisaabinta Kahor AP (Tonka Online)

Course: #T7206S, summer only, Tonka Online 
Grade(s) offered: 9-12
Credits: .5
Prerequisites: Completion of Precalculus

This course does not count toward the state graduation requirement of 3.0 credits of math.

A half-credit summer online course focused on learning essential introductory calculus skills and concepts. 
 

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Kimistariga Pre-AP (Tonka Online)

Course: #T7202S, summer only, Tonka Online 
Grade(s) offered: 9-12    
Credits: .5 (summer only)
This course completes .5 toward an elective credit. 
Prerequisites: Students should be registered for AP Chemistry in the fall; optional course for preceding summer.

This course does not count toward the state graduation requirement of 3.0 credits of science.

This course includes essential chemistry skills and includes support for the AP Chemistry summer assignment. The overall goal is to provide a pathway for prospective AP Chemistry students to solidify a strong chemistry foundation as they transition to college level coursework.

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