This year-long sequence surveys the evolution of world societies. In World History A the focus is the transition from early nomadic humans to agricultural societies which evolved into civilizations and empires. This section covers the time from the beginnings of human history to roughly 1450. World History B focuses on the social and political movements in world history since 1450 and how they shape our world today. Both sections of the course include the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Course materials: A variety of online resources are used for this course.
Standards met: These courses meet all standards and benchmarks in the World History and Historical Skills strands of the Minnesota Academic Standards in History and Social Studies for Grades 9-12.
Credit: 1.0 (Semester A = 0.5 credit, Semester B = 0.5 credit.)
Honors Opportunity: Yes