AP European History

Department:
Credit:
1.0
SS/CELT
Length:
1 Year
Grade Level (s):
11
12
  • Prerequisite/Corequisite (s):
    None
Prerequisites: Minimum grade of B+ for G10 non-AP English and Social Sciences and minimum of B in G10 AP English and Social Sciences and AP Potential Eligibility 

In AP European History, students investigate significant events, individuals, developments, and processes from approximately 1450 to the present. Students develop and use the same skills, practices, and methods employed by historians: analyzing primary and secondary sources; developing historical arguments; making historical connections; and utilizing reasoning about comparison, causation, and continuity and change over time. The course also provides seven themes that students explore throughout the course in order to make connections among historical developments in different times and places: interaction of Europe and the world, economic and commercial development, cultural and intellectual development, states and other institutions of power, social organization and development, national and European identity, and technological and scientific innovations.