Pre-AP Ancient World History and Geography

*The title Pre-AP designates a preparatory course for AP work, not a College Board Advanced Placement course.*

Pre-AP World History prepares students to "do" history by guiding them through the steps a historian would take to analyze historical events and evidence world wide. The course offers balanced global coverage, with Africa,the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania all represented. This advanced course covers history from pre-history to 1500 A.D. Students will explore the historical development of people, places, and patterns of life from ancient times until 1500 A.D. in terms of the impact on Western Civilization. Students will review and strengthen map and globe skills, skills in interpreting and using information, and historical thinking skills.


Stanford History Education Group