World History

Social Studies Department


Course ID: SST100   

Credit: 1      

Grade level: 9      

Prerequisite: none


  • Course Description: World History is a survey course focusing on the time period from c. 1450 to the modern day with an emphasis on themes in history. Students will explore how geography, politics, economics, people/cultures, and continuity/change have shaped historical events and global issues. Students will learn skills historians acquire such as analysis, synthesis, reading with purpose, and writing in multiple styles. This course will have an industry emphasis dependent upon the student’s pathway selection.