World Studies

Course Title: World Studies

Course ID: 652103

Grade Level: 10

UC/CSU a-g: area “a”

Prerequisites: none

In this one-term course students examine major turning points and the cause-and-effect flow of the forces that have shaped the modern world. Curricular units are based on state standards and include The Development of Modern Political Thought, The Age of Revolutions, The Industrial Revolution, Imperialism, the Causes and Effects of World War I, The Rise of Totalitarianism, The Causes and Effects of World War II, The Cold War, Nation-Building and Global Developments in the Modern World.