Concurrent Credit is the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. Many courses satisfy graduation requirements, so you are getting a two for one deal.
AP Courses are advanced placement classes that are graded on a 5.0 scale vs. the usual 4.0 scale. These courses satisfy graduation requirements, and you could still receive college credit. However, with AP courses, college credit is determined based on your test performance. Yes, these courses have a final exam. They also allow for the opportunity to boost your GPA. How do you know if you should take or qualify for an AP course? See Mrs. Lewis (for specifics on testing) or Mrs. Riedmueller (about added a course to your schedule).
AP Courses: NVHS campus currently offers AP Literature & AP Calculus, and a number of other courses that can be taken via Virtual Arkansas such as AP World History and AP Environmental Science, AP Biology