This one-year course is designed with an emphasis on meeting the requirements of the College Board Advanced Placement AP Statistics examination. This college-level curriculum introduces students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. The AP Statistics course is an excellent option for any secondary school student who has successfully completed a second-year course in algebra and who possesses sufficient mathematical maturity and quantitative reasoning ability. Instructional practices incorporate integration of diversity awareness including appreciation of all cultures and their important contributions to society. The use of technology, including graphing calculators and computer software, is an integral part of this course. This course fulfills one of the mathematics credits required for high school graduation.