APUSH History(click HERE for syllabus)
The Advanced Placement Program (AP) course and examination in United States History are intended for qualified students who wish to complete studies in secondary school equivalent to college introductory courses in U.S. history.
The principal goals of the course are to develop:
1) An understanding of some of the principle themes in early and modern U.S. History;
2) An ability to analyze historical evidence; and
3) An ability to analyze and express historical understanding in writing and other forms of communication.
Dual Credit U.S. History(click HERE for syllabus)
The Dual Credit U.S. History course is divided into two semesters:
the first semester is a survey of American history from the Pre- Columbian era and Age of Exploration and “Discovery” through the Civil War (1450 – 1865);
the second semester is a survey of American history from Reconstruction to the Present (1865 – 2014).
Dual Credit United States History is a rigorous, fast-paced and challenging course designed to be the equivalent of two college freshman U.S. History survey courses. Because DC grades coincide to college semesters, grades will be forwarded to the college will reflect daily grades, quizzes, tests, and projects on dates determined by Palo Alto College. Dual Credit students must also meet high school requirements, and will be graded accordingly to EISD grading policies.