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AP and Concurrent Enrollment Textbook List — 2017–2018

Course Title

Required Text

Suggested Vendor

Anatomy and Physiology – Current Enrollment with Community College or Aurora

"Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology" 

Author Elaine N. Marieb

Benjamin Cummings Publisher

ISBN: 0321707281  (10th edition)

(10th edition preferred or 9th edition - slightly different page numbering but lower price)

New cost from publisher: $167.00

Used cost: $70 to $145


AP Art History

Art History,  Vol. One and Two (two separate books), Third Edition, Marilyn Stokstad,

available used from Amazon

AP Biology -

Textbook: Campbell Biology in Focus, AP Edition by Urry, Cain, Wasserman, Minorsky, Jackson and Reece

ISBN-13: 978-0321813800  ISBN-10: 0321813804 

Summer Reading: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert (No need to purchase).

ISBN-13: 978-0805092998  ISBN-10: 0805092994 


AP Computer Science

 Blue Pelican Java, Charles Cook.

Amazon.com or

bluepelicanjava.com - $40.00

AP Chemistry -

Chemistry, Zumdahl 7th Edition


AP Environmental Science-

Environmental Science for AP Second Edition, Friedland and Relyea, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-1464108686


Vendor:  BFW Freeman:http://bcs.whfreeman.com/friedlandapes/

AP Physics B -

Physics, Cutnell and Johnson 8th Edition


AP Physics C -

Fundamentals of Physics, Halliday/Resnick, Jearl Walker 8th Edition


AP Calculus AB

Calculus: Graphical, Numerical, Algebraic (3rd edition) by Finney, Demana, Waits, and Kennedy. 3rd edition with the orange cover.



AP Calculus BC

Calculus: Graphical, Numerical, Algebraic (2nd edition) by Finney, Demana, Waits, and Kennedy. 2nd edition with the blue and red cover.



AP Statistics

Title:  The Practice of Statistcs, 4th Edition by Starnes, Yates, and Moore
Publisher:  W. H. Freeman; Fourth Edition
ISBN-10: 142924559X
ISBN-13: 978-1429245593
ebook purchase: http://bcs.whfreeman.com/tps4e/#t_628644 then click “purchase access online” for $55textbook purchase: http://www.amazon.com/The-Practice-Statistics-Daren-Starnes/dp/142924559X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1331653200&sr=8-1or


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AP Human Geography

The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography (12th Edition)
ISBN-13: 978-0134206233
ISBN-10: 0134206231 (updated 5/30/17)

half.com, amazon.com, follett.com, PearsonSchool.com

AP Comparative Government and Politics

Introducing Comparative Politics: Concepts and Cases in Context, 2nd Edition

Carol Ann Drovis and Stephen Orvis

ISBN: 978-0872893436

online at Barnes and Noble and Amazon

AP US Government

Government in America: People, Politics and Policy

Authors: Edwards, Wattenberg, and Lineberry

Edition: 13th (students may purchase editions 12-16)

ISBN: 978-0-13-134760-1



AP US History

America's History for the AP Course, Eighth Edition Henretta, James A. ISBN 1457628937


AP Psychology

Psychology for AP, 2nd ed.

David G. Myers


ISNB-10: 1-4641-1307-6




AP World History

Ways of the World; A Global History with Sources By Robert Strayer

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Bedford St. Martin

ISBN: 978-0-312-64466-6



AP French

“French for Oral and Written Review” (5th ed.)

ISBN10: 0030758998

ISBN13: 9780030758997




AP Spanish Language

AP Spanish Preparing for the Language and Culture Examination by Jose M. Diaz  Publisher Pearson ISBN is 978-0-13-323801-3.


AP Spanish Literature

2013 edition of  Abriendo Puertas: Ampliando Perspectivas by Holt McDougal,
Publisher Holt McDougal
Authors:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547858630
Price: $27  from the publisher’s website.


AP LiteratureJane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte – Bantam Classic Edition ISBN: 0-553-21140-4
Candide, by Voltaire – Bantam Edition ISBN: 0553211668
Othello, by William Shakespeare – Folger Edition ISBN: 978-0-7434-8282-0
Beloved, by Toni Morrison – Vintage Edition (red cover) ISBN: 1-4000-3341-1

​Frankenstein by Mary Shelley – Dover Thrift edition ISBN:  978-0486282114

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition – ISBN: 978-0062301673


Advanced Placement Courses

The following Advanced Placement courses are offered at OHS:
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Comparative Government
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English Language & Composition
  • English Literature & Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language
  • Government & Politics
  • Human Geography
  • Physics B
  • Physics C
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art 2D
  • Studio Art 3D
  • US History
  • World History
Note: Calculus 3 (Multivariable Calculus), and Numerical Analysis are also offered beyond AP Calculus BC and receive college credit
Also: Students have the opportunity to receive free college credit by taking courses such as Anatomy/Physiology Honors and Biotechnology Honors

Honors Courses

The following OHS courses are considered Honors courses and receive weighted grades on PowerSchool:
  • Business: AP Economics
  • English: English 9 Honors, English 10 Honors, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition
  • Mathematics: Geometry Honors, Algebra 2 Honors, Precalculus Honors, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science, AP Statistics, Calculus 3 Honors
  • Science: Biology Honors, Chemistry Honors, Physics Honors, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics B, AP Physics C
  • Social Studies: World Geography Honors, World History Honors, American Government Honors, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP United States Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, Comparative Government
  • Visual Arts: AP Art History, AP Studio Art
  • World Languages: French 4 Honors, Spanish 4 Honors, Spanish for Native Speakers Honors, AP French Language, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature