Recommended Grade Level:10-12
Course Description: This course emphasizes the study of significant people, events, and issues from the earliest times to the present.
Traditional historical points of reference in world history
are identified as students analyze important events and
issues in western civilization as well as in civilizations in
other parts of the world.
Pre-AP World History
This course is much like the AP World History course.
Course content will be similar to the College Board requirements,
but will follow the District’s guidelines. This course may be taken in place of the regular World History course.
AP World History
The purpose of this course is to develop greater understanding
of the evolution of global processes and contact in
interaction with different types of human societies. Focused
primarily on the past thousand years of the global experience,
the course builds on an understanding of cultural,
institutional, and technological precedents that, along with
geography, set the human stage. Specific themes provide
further organization to the course. This course may be
taken in place of the regular World History course. Students
may earn college credit through the College Board AP
Examination, which is offered in May of each year. The fee
for the AP exam is the responsibility of the student. This