AP WORLD HISTORY*

  • Course Type
    Advanced Placement
  • Grade Level
    9-12
  • Category
    AP Courses
  • Course Length
    Year

This Advanced Placement course will help you explore world history from 1200 CE to 1450 CE. Topics include East Asian development, the Middle East, the Muslim World, South Asia, India and other parts of Southeast Asia, the Americas, Africa, Europe, the Silk Roads, the Mongols, early global trade, empires, the evolution of European societies, and transoceanic interconnections. Students will also develop skills for writing essays and answering questions in preparation for the AP exam. This course is the first in a two-part series on world history.

The second part continues through the 1900s A.D. Topics include Political and Industrial Revolutions, Global Industrialization and its consequences, World War I and its impact, World War II and its impact, the Cold War, Decolonization, and recent History. This course will also begin to prepare you for the AP World History exam by helping you practice skills associated with the exam, such as writing essays and answering questions on core topics.

*Additional fees may apply