Advanced Placement World History (05020220)

Advanced Placement World History (05020220)


1.0 Credit; Weighted
Length Year; Meets Daily
Grade(s): 10
Prerequisite(s): Teacher Recommendation

This develops an understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts including interactions over time. This course highlights the nature of changes in international frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. The student will make connections by surveying the common threads of humanity— trade, religion, politics, society, and technology—and investigates how each have changed and continued over time. The course traces the human experience from the emergence of Neolithic cultures to the 21st Century, C.E., emphasizing the historical thinking skills, writing skills, and content knowledge characteristic of a college-level world history course. Students will devote considerable time to the critical evaluation of primary and secondary sources, as they write essays, engage in class discussions, and evaluate content knowledge and visual analyses. (S)