United States History AP

Prerequisite – None
3165 AP – 1 unit

The course is a chronological survey of the history of the United States from the colonial period to the present. Students will analyze historical material, synthesize their own ideas, and evaluate those of others. A goal of the AP United States History course is to develop the skills necessary to arrive at conclusions on the basis of an informed judgment and to be able to present reason and evidence clearly and persuasively in essay format. Students enrolled in this course may be eligible for JCCC credit (College Now) or Baker credit.