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AP European History

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Subject Categories:
AP Course, History

This course is a survey of the political, diplomatic, cultural/intellectual, social, and economic/commercial history of Europe from 1450 to the present. This quintessential history course covers kings, revolutions, the Reformation, great art, science, mathematics, three world wars, colonialism, and more. Students will complete the course with increased understanding of the influence Europe had in shaping the contemporary world. Students can expect to develop their analytical skills with primary and secondary sources of many types (writings, maps, art, film, graphs, tables, and more) and expand their abilities to evaluate different points of view. This course is taught by an experienced grader for AP history exams. It covers all content required for the AP exam, utilizes the practice questions and tests provided by the College Board, and provides detailed feedback on the writing process required to do well on the exam essay questions.

Grade Levels*:
10, 11, 12
* Enrollment restricted based on Date of Birth and Grad Year (whichever is more limiting). Enrollment outside these levels requires written concurrence from TPS Support.
• Successful completion (80% or higher) of any TPS AP History course
━ OR ━
• Successful completion (85% or higher) of any TPS English 4 (or higher) course
━ OR ━
• Successful completion (90% or higher) of any TPS English 3 course
━ OR ━
• Successful completion (90% or higher) of any TPS high school History course
━ OR ━
• Successful completion of Readiness Test
Notes and Conditions

Flexible Scheduling: This course may be taken with live class attendance reduced or waived if the student has a schedule or time zone conflict. Please review the Flexible Scheduling information for details.

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California A-G: This course has CA A-G approval.

“This course has been the best course I have taken at TPS to date. It is incredibly thorough and prepared me well for my AP exam. It is fascinating and the classroom instruction is absolutely phenomenal. The material combined with the presentation from my teacher made this class absolutely unforgettable. If you are undecided on whether or not to take this course, take it!! You will not regret it!!”

Laura T

“I came into this class thinking I would not learn a lot, since I had previously taken AP World History. However, I was very wrong. I learned so much about European History and how it connects to what is happening today. The instructor was the most amazing history teacher I have ever had. Overall, I highly recommend this course.”

Sophia B

“I really loved taking this course. I spent more time on it (as it was my only AP class) than any other class this year, but it was also my favorite of the year. The teacher was amazing — super engaging and fun in class and interactive with comments and questions from students, both in the classroom and out. There was a wide variety of study resources provided that helped with both learning and practicing the material, and we prepared for the AP exam throughout the whole year. Overall, the class was super fun and very educational all at the same time!”

Canaan M

“This class has been one of my favorites this year. Aside from the fascinating material, in-class discussions were insightful, and the textbook was surprisingly engaging. I feel well-prepared for the AP Exam, but more importantly, I have come away from this course with a deeper understanding of European history, as well as a greater appreciation for how it affects the current world. The knowledge, teacher, and live classes are well worth the hours of work!”

Zoe L
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