04053 World History & Geography: 1500 A.D. to the Present

History & Social StudiesHigh School (9–12)Credit Recovery Option

This course enables students to explore the historical development of people, places, and patterns of life from 1500 A.D. to the present. Students will learn how the world shifted from medieval ways of life and thinking to “modern” thought and action. Content will begin with the Renaissance in Italy and extend to the modern day, examining politics and government, economics, military, society, and culture.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for World History & Geography: 1500 A.D. to the Present.


Completion of a middle school-level civics course (recommended)

Course Texts and Materials

All required resources are included within the course.

Important Considerations for the Content of This Course’s Instructional Materials

Terms Offered

  • Fall Block
  • Full Year
  • Spring Block
  • Summer Session Cohort 2


  • 1 Credit