Chinese Language and Culture course gains AP® designation

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NYMA’s Chinese Language and Culture course syllabus has been authorized to use the AP® designation for the 2016 – 2017 academic year by the College Board. In the official authorization letter, the College Board applauded and recognized our efforts to provide our students with the academic rigor and college-level experience that is the promise of AP.

About Advanced Placement Program

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities may grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations. The AP curriculum for each of the various subjects is created for the College Board by a panel of experts and college-level educators in that field of study. For a high school course to have the designation, the course must be audited by the College Board to ascertain that it satisfies the AP curriculum. If the course is approved, the school may use the AP designation and the course will be publicly listed on the AP Course Ledger.