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AP United States History S1 (Colonization to Reconstruction)

Course Number: 220
Subject: Social Studies
Major/Program of Study: Elective Liberal Arts
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Social Studies credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

An in-depth study of selected topics in United States history is the theme of this course. Note-taking from printed materials, lectures, and discussions are used in the development of essays. From this foundation, critical reading and writing, analysis of historical interpretation, and research development are used to assist students in preparation for college level study. Prerequisites and other notes: Students taking this course must also sign-up for AP United States History S2 (221). This course is specifically for those students who will take the AP Exam.