Honors World History

Social Studies Department


Course ID: SST105 

Credit: 1      

Grade level: 9      

Prerequisite: none


  • Recommendations:  Students taking this course should have a strong background in reading and writing skills; they should have developed skills in the areas of self-motivation, time management, research, and analytical abilities.

    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.  Assessment is primarily performance based. This course will have an industry emphasis dependent upon the student’s pathway selection.