WH01 - World History: Classical Era
- This course places the Bible in historical context and helps the
student to recognize the far reaching effects of the Greek and Roman
cultures throughout history. Significant persons, philosophies and
battles will be studied.
WH02 - World History: Jesus Christ to Constantine
- The student will compare the political and social thinking of the Jews
and Romans of Palestine with the gospel of Jesus Christ. The course will
identify the causes of expansion of the Christian church in the first
century A.D. and will help the student to understand the changes
affected in the future of Europe by the Emperor Constantine.
(Prerequisite: World History:
MH01 - Medieval History: Dark Ages - This
course presents the Catholic World View of the Dark Ages as it
conflicted with the barbarian spirit of the age through the study of the
times of Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, William Wallace, and others
as the nation of England was formed.
MH02 - Medieval History: Renaissance - The
student will examine the development of the nations of France and Spain
as compared to the city states of Italy considering the affects of the
Medici family on the Renaissance movement. Leaders of the Reformation
movement throughout Europe will also be identified and the affects of
the Reformation on the individual nations will be compared.
(Prerequisite: Medieval History: Dark Ages)
AH01 - American History: 1492 to 1812
- Contributions of the Great Awakening to the American Revolution will
be considered, and development of the Northern and Southern colonies
will be contrasted in this course. The causes of the Revolutionary War
will be identified, and the differing political ideas which fueled the
election of 1800 will be presented in light of a developing new nation.
(Prerequisite: None; best taken concurrently with Early American
AH02 - American History: 1812 to 1875
- This course will contrast the development of the Northern and the
Southern states prior to the Civil War in the areas of: economy,
transportation, communication, and the arts; it will detail the pre and
post war conditions of both black and white citizens. Military strategy,
important individuals, and the legacy of the Civil War will be studied.
AH03 - American History: 1875 to 1935
- Students will identify the leaders and important inventions of the
Industrial Revolution. Causes of World War I, the following Bolshevik
Revolution, and the Great American Depression will be discussed.
AH04 - American History: 1935 to 1945
- This course will identify the causes of World War II and will discuss
the rise of Adolf Hitler to power, the alignment of world powers and the
persecution of the Jews. It will compare Japanese/American relations pre
and post war.
(Prerequisite: American History: 1875 to 1935)
AH05 - American History: 1945 to 2000
- Students will identify the major scientific developments from 1860 to
present and will identify the causes of both the Korean and Vietnamese
Wars. The course will further explore the Civil Rights Movement and Cold
(Prerequisite: Junior/Senior course)
PS01 - Political Science: Governments
- This course will define and compare the types of government. Students
will compare the Declaration of Independence with the Communist
Manifesto and the Humanist Manifesto. Students will compare the American
Revolution, the French Revolution and the Bolshevik Revolution.
(Prerequisite: Senior Course)
PS02 - Political Science: World Views
- Students will study and consider the effects of the following world
views: Muslim, Hindi, Buddhist, Christian and Humanist.
(Prerequisite: Senior Course)