World History (AP® Courses Offered)
AP World History is a full-year course, designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of historical trends in human civilizations. Students will learn how to support theories with historical evidence, evaluate primary evidence/documents, and make comprehensive evaluations of historical frameworks. This course will revolve around the following five primary themes: interaction between humans and the environment; development and interaction of cultures; state-building, expansion, and conflict; creation, expansion, and interaction of economic systems; and development and transformation of social structures. The course units include text-based content, on- and off-computer exercises, special projects, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's learners and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the material.
World History (for use with AP* courses) enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning. A textbook purchase is required.
Throughout the course, students will explore the following five themes:
Early Development: Interaction between humans and the environment
- Demography and disease
- Patterns of settlement
Social: Development and transformation of social structures
- Gender roles and relations
- Family and kinship
- Racial and ethnic constructions
- Social and economic classes
Political: State-building, expansion, and conflict
- Political structures and forms of governance
- Nations and nationalism
- Revolts and revolutions
- Regional, trans-regional, and global structures and organizations
Economic: Creation, expansion, and interaction of economic systems
- Agricultural and pastoral production
- Trade and commerce
- Labor systems
- Capitalism and socialism
Cultural: Development and interaction of cultures
- Belief systems, philosophies, and ideologies
- Science and technology
- The arts and architecture
Offered to Grades 10-12
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