AP World History

Credits: 1.5

This college-level course prepares students for the Advanced Placement examination. This course focuses on developing students’ understanding of world history from approximately 1200 CE to the present. Students will investigate the content of world history for significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in six historical periods while they develop essential historical thinking skills. The course focuses on five interconnected themes, encouraging students to make connections between different eras in regions, including Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. This course fulfills the World Civilization, Post-1500 requirement. This class will be held every other day in the first semester and will meet every day in the second semester.


Prerequisite: Freshman Humanities or with departmental approval.