AP Art History

Credits: 2

Grade Level (s): 11, 12

Length: Year

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites courses for AP Art History

Content: The AP Art History course is equivalent to a two semester introductory college course that explores the nature of art, art making, and responses to art. By investigating specific course content of 250 works of art characterized by diverse artistic traditions from prehistory to the present, the course fosters in-depth, holistic understanding of the history of art from a global perspective. Students become active participants in the global art world, engaging with its forms and content. They experience, research, discuss, read, and write about art, artists, art making, responses to, and interpretations of art.