The course emphasizes historically significant events in European history from 1450 to the present. To allow for a multifaceted understanding of these events, students will explore the past from intellectual, cultural, political, diplomatic, social and economic viewpoints. In an effort to make historians out of you, the course will stress; the analysis and interpretation of primary sources, the analysis and assessment of historiography, and the development of cogent analytical and interpretive writing. The course will be conducted at the AP level by adhering to College Board standards and requirements.
The purpose of the AP course in Human Geography is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth's surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.
AP Macroeconomics is designed to give learners a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole. This course places particular emphasis on the study of national income and price determination, and also develops learner's familiarity with economic performance measures, economic growth, and international economics.