AP Physics B (Physics 1 and 2)

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Beginning in fall 2014, AP Physics B was replaced by two new courses—AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2. The new courses are each equivalent to a one-semester introductory algebra-based college physics course. This redesign of Physics B is a reflection of our commitment to continually enhance AP’s alignment with current best practices in college-level learning. Learn more about the AP course and exam redesign.

For information about the Physics B course and exam, which was discontinued following the 2013–14 academic year, download the AP Physics B course description.