Advanced Placement European Hist. A/B

How did Europe become such a powerful region? How did European countries use their power to influence and shape the world? In what ways are European countries still globally influential? Advanced Placement European History covers history from the Renaissance through the 20th Century, focusing on intellectual, cultural, political, diplomatic, social, and economic topics. Through reading, lectures, discussions and analytical research, and writing based on primary sources, students will develop an understanding of the principal themes of modern European history, skills of analysis and historical interpretation, and an ability to express historical understanding in writing. This course prepares students to demonstrate knowledge of major historical concepts, facts and personalities, and document analysis skills for the Advanced Placement European History Exam. By taking the AP Exam, students may earn college credit.

Course Subject
Course Number
SS520 A/B
Grade Level
Grades 11-12
Course Duration
Full Year, weighted 5.0
Course Credit
Prerequisite: Application required including Social Studies teacher recommendation.