Advanced Placement Courses at Lisgar

Advanced Functions + Calculus and Vectors

Course Codes: MHF4UR + MCV4UR (dual enrolment required) 

Prerequisite: MCR3U

Pre-ap Chemistry

Course Code: SCH3UR

Prerequisite: SNC2D


Course Code: SCH4UR

Prerequisite: SCH3UR

English Language and Composition

Course Code: EWC4UR

Prerequisite: NBE3U

English Literature

Course Code: ENG4UR

Prerequisite: NBE3U

European History

Course Code: CHY4UR

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.

French language and literature

Course Code: FIF3UH

Prerequisite: FIF2D

Music Theory

Course Code: AMU4MR

Prerequisite: AMU3M

Music Theory: Strings

Course Code: AMS4MR

Prerequisite: AMS3M


Course Code: MDM4UR

Prerequisite: MCR3U or MCF3M

AP Capstone

In addition to the eight Advanced Placement courses offered, Lisgar Collegiate also offers AP Capstone.  Lisgar Collegiate is the only school in Ottawa and one of 27 schools in Canada to offer this unique program.  AP Capstone is an innovative diploma program that provides students with an opportunity to engage in rigorous scholarly practice of the core academic skills necessary for successful university completion. Successful completion of the AP Capstone certificate requires the completion of both AP Seminar and AP research.

Seminar: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices + Equity and Social Justice

Course Code: NBE3U1 + HSE4MR *dual enrolment is required

Prerequisite: ENG2D

Capstone Research: Interdisciplinary Studies

Course Code: IDP4U

Prerequisites: NBE3U1 + HSE4MR


Successful completion of various combinations of Advanced Placement courses and exams can earn you several specialized certificates.

AP Scholar

Awarded to students who score 3 or more on at least three AP exams.

AP Scholar with Honors

Awarded to students who have averaged a minimum of 3.25 on the AP exams they take and score 3 or more on at least four of those exams.

AP Scholar with Distinction

Awarded to students who average a minimum of 3.5 on all their AP exams and score 3 or more on at least five of these exams.

AP International Diploma

The AP International Diploma (APID) is a globally recognized certificate awarded to students who display exceptional achievement across a variety of disciplines. Check Eligibility

Seminar and Research Certificate

Awarded to students who score 3 or more in both AP Research and AP Seminar.

Capstone Diploma

Awarded to students who get a score of 3 or more in AP Research and AP Seminar and any four additional AP exams of their choice.

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