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Winthrop University

Note: The Advanced Placement (AP) Institute for Calculus AB and Calculus BC is now at full enrollment.  No more registrations can be accepted for these programs. 

Winthrop University, with funding from the South Carolina Department of Education, is pleased to offer institutes for new and/or experienced AP Calculus teachers. The institutes will allow teachers to explore AP Calculus (AB and BC versions), engage in specialized study for one of these courses, and earn 3 graduate mathematics education credits. 

The courses will be held on Winthrop’s campus.

Course Details

Meeting Schedule 2015

Weekend Session
Friday, May 29 - 5pm to 7:30pm
Saturday, May 30 - 9am to 1pm

During this weekend session, students will be oriented to the course, the course technology, and to the AP syllabus, and will begin their content review.  

One Week Session in the Summer
Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26 - 9am to 4pm

This five-day experience will include content review, discussions of resources for AP teachers, presentations by the participants, sample AP lessons with discussion, and group problem-solving.  On the final day, the participants will complete a portion of an AP Calculus exam and will be led through the reading process by the lead faculty member, who is a veteran AP Calculus reader.  Course evaluations will also be done on the final day.


The registration deadline is May 28, 2015.  To register, please click on the following link:

Course Fees

Although the AP Institute is tuition-free, a $200  course and registration fee is required.  This fee includes 3 graduate mathematics education credits and AP teacher resources including practice tests, curriculum guides, and access to online materials.

Other AP Institutes Offered at Winthrop: Spanish and French Language

Housing Information

Housing for the week-long session will be available in Phelps Hall on the Winthrop campus.  More information about the cost of housing and food will be posted as it becomes available.


Feel free to send an e-mail to with any questions you may have about any of Winthrop's Summer AP Institutes.