UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “A” History/Social Science credit
Prerequisites: None (see description).
Blocked with Honors English 10 this course is designed for the university-bound student, preparation for college coursework, pacing and testing in European History is a major focus of the course. Students will engage in the process of framing an inquiry, selecting relevant sources, and organizing evidence in support of a thesis. Primary and secondary sources of information will be examined and analyzed. Students will build on their skills in logic, analytical reading, critical thinking, and high-level expository writing. A successful performance on the Advanced Placement Exam will enable students to obtain college credit in World History at selected colleges and universities. This course follows the College Board’s AP European History framework.. AP students are expected to sign up for and take the AP exam in May.
Social Science Department Recommendation: Grade of B or better in English 9