Upper School

Upper School Course Options

At Hsinchu County American School, English, History, Languages, Math, and Science are considered as core courses. A student taking a full course load (honors-university preparatory and Advanced Placement courses) will graduate with 26 credits. 1 credit consists of 3 courses of 85 minutes per week (with 5 min break) for one year. School contact days are approximately 180 days per year. Entry into all AP subjects is restricted by prerequisites.

2020 - 2021 School Year AP Courses

AP 2-D Art and Design

AP Biology

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Chemistry

AP Computer Science Principles

AP Drawing

AP Environmental Science

AP Language + Composition

AP Literature + Composition

AP Macroeconomics

AP Microeconomics

AP Music Theory

AP Physics 1

AP Physics 2

AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

AP Physics C: Mechanics

AP Psychology

AP Spanish

AP Statistics

AP United States Government and Politics

Graduation Requirement

To graduate from Hsinchu County American School, students must receive a minimum of 22 academic credits and fulfill the requirements in Arts, Health, Physical Education, and Service Learning (suggested 60 hours of service) listed below. Students may choose to do a senior project which will be given a credit as an elective. Specific departmental requirements are:

Upper School Schedule

Grading Scale

No. 189, Gaotie 2nd Rd., 

Zhubei City, Hsinchu County, 302

Tel: 03-550-6780

Fax: 03-550-6786

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