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AP World History

Course Number: 224
Subject: Social Studies
Major/Program of Study: Elective General Education Liberal Arts
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Social Studies credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts in different types of human societies. Through a combination of factual knowledge and appropriate analytical skills, the nature of change in global frameworks, causes and consequences as well as comparisons among major societies are analyzed. The course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge, leading interpretive issues, historiography, and skills in analyzing various types of historical evidence. Prerequisites and other notes: This course may be taken in place of World History (203).