Grade 9     Credit: 1
This course is the first year of a two-year sequence in Global Studies. It is a study of the cultures and history of Africa, East Asia, Middle East, and Latin America. The course begins with early civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, India, and China. The emphasis is on the growth of these civilizations and their relationship to the culture of Western Europe. The Honors course is designed to create additional assignments and challenges and prepare students for AP World History.

Prerequisites: Completion and passing 8th Grade social studies with an average of 93 or above and/or teacher recommendation)