AP English Literature 4
Teachers: John Vella '93, Michael Mason
Open to: Seniors
Length: 2 Semesters
Approved by the College Board, this restricted course is designed for seniors interested in reading, discussing, and writing about some of the most famous and important works and authors in literature. Because this course also fulfills requirements for a freshman college composition course, essays are regularly scheduled. Students will prepare for and take the Advanced Placement English Literature Exam administered on the national test day in May. Prerequisite: A.P. English 3 students in good standing (C or higher) are automatically enrolled in A.P. English 4. Students enrolled in English 3 must meet the following criteria: a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.3 or higher in English, passing score on the entrance test, recommendation of the student’s English 3 teacher, and approval of the department chair. This course must be taken for two semesters.