The AP World History course offers motivated students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the processes that, over time, have resulted in the knitting of the world into a tightly integrated whole. The course will cover 4 chronological periods from approximately 1000 AD to the present with careful preparation in terms of previous developments known as the Foundations segment. Topics include, but are not limited to impact of interaction among major societies, the relationship of change and continuity impact of technology and demography on people and environment, systems of social structure and gender structure, cultural and intellectual developments, changes in functions and structures of states and in attitudes toward states and political identities.
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation