AP World History 183
This advanced college level course invites students to take a global view of historical processes and contacts between people in different societies, with an emphasis on the past thousand years of human history. The basic approach to the study of world history will be chronological, with special emphasis placed upon the following themes: change and continuity over time, the impact of technology and demography on people and the environment, systems of social and gender structure, cultural and intellectual developments, and the way in which institutionalized values are affected as a result of cultural contacts between peoples. This course emphasizes skills and content required to perform successfully on the AP exam for this course given in May. The student may receive college credit,advanced college placement, or both depending on the exam score.