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Course Description for CHY4U Grade 12 World History since the Fifteenth Century Online Course

CHY4U course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history.

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 CHY4U

             Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit.  For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the CHY4U course profile.

Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Unit 1

1450-1650: The Birth of the Modern World

25 hours

Unit 2

1650-1789: The Importance of Ideas

20 hours

Unit 3

1789-1914: The Industrial World

20 hours

Unit 4

1914-present: Conflict and Connection

25 hours

Unit 5

Historical Investigations

20 hours



Total: 110 hours

Grade 12 History-CHY4U

  • Courses are not refundable. You may change your course within 7 days of purchase with no extra charge.

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