SOCIAL STUDIES HONORS ANCIENT HISTORY: 1 Credit Course #3402H Grades 9-12 Honors Ancient History is an in-depth survey of the rise and fall of ancient civilizations of the world. The cultural developments, religious, philosophies and inventions will be stressed along with analysis of their contributions to future civilizations. AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: 1 Credit Course #3450AP Grades 9-12 The aim of this AP course is to provide the student with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory human geography courses. The specific purpose of the AP Human Geography course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of earthâ€™s surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice. The student has the option of taking the AP Exam given by the College Board in May. AP EUROPEAN HISTORY: 1 Credit Course # 3441AP Grades 10-12 Prerequisite: Instructor approval required to enroll. This course is designed to provide students with basic analytical skills necessary to develop rational, high cognitive skills. These skills are applied to the principal European historic, economic, social, geographic, and political themes. Students have the option of taking the nationwide Advanced Placement Examination administered by the College Board. AP PSYCHOLOGY: 1 Credit Course #3447AP Grades 10-12 The AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students are exposed to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields within psychology.