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Madison Metropolitan School District

AP World History


Students in AP World History investigate significant events, individuals, developments, and processes around the world, focusing on the period from 1200 CE to the present day. Students will analyze college-level primary and secondary sources, develop sophisticated historical arguments, and make historical connections through class discussion and frequent essay writing. This fast-paced, challenging course is recommended for students who enjoy exploring and discussing history and wish to refine their reading, writing, note-taking, critical thinking, and organizational skills. In order to prepare students for success on the AP exam, this class will include nightly reading and homework assignments of at least an hour.

  • Recommended Grades: 10
  • Course Number: SOC2040
  • Credits: 1 credit
  • Note: Required