Advanced Placement At Cathedral
Advanced Placement (AP) courses offer ambitious students an academic challenge and the chance to earn college credit. Near the end of the AP course in early to mid-May, students take an extensive CollegeBoard designed exam assessing their progress in the course. The exam is graded 1 through 5, and college credit may be granted for scores 3 and above, depending on individual college policies. Please see the attachments below for examples of this credit granting system.
At Cathedral, students receive a .5 grade bump for AP course work in recognition of both the quality and quantity of work required. (an "A" would have a value of 4.5, etc.).

Cathedral offers ten AP courses for students in grades 9-12
AP Human Geography - Grades 9 & 10
AP Biology - Grade 10
AP English Literature and Composition - Grade 11
AP Comparative Government - Grades 11 & 12
AP German - Grades 11 & 12
AP Macroeconomics - Grades 11 & 12
AP Microeconomics - Grades 11 & 12
AP Calculus AB - Grade 12
AP Physics I & II - Grade 12
AP Psychology - Grade 12
                   
Helpful links:
2018 AP Pre-Administration Presentation
AP Credit Awarded - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
AP Credit Awarded - College of St. Benedict/St. John's University