Section #: 1562 (US HIST AP)
Advanced PlacementUnited States History is a course based on the content established by the College Board. The course has a chronological frame from 1492 to the present and focuses on multiple causation and change in United States history over time. A variety of historical themes are examined in order to place the history of the United States into larger analytical contexts. Students are expected to analyze and interpret primary sources and develop awareness of multiple interpretations of historical issues in secondary sources. Historical events and issues in U.S. history are to be examined from multiple perspectives.
A comprehensive description of this course can be found on the College Board AP Central Course Description website here.
Recommended Grade Level: Grades 11 or 12
Recommended Prerequisites: None
Credits: A 1 or 2 semester course, 1 credit per semester
Fulfills the US History requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas or counts as an Elective for any diploma