Monday 2:00 - 3:30pm
Tuesday 2:00 - 3:30pm
World History Honors students will gain an understanding of Eastern and Western heritage in this survey course beginning with the birth of civilizations and flowing into the modern age. Themes for the course may include, but are not limited to, the following: emerging civilizations, the Classical Period, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation, as well as more modern topics including the Industrial Age, Imperialism, and the World Wars. Students will study the development of world religions and their effect on civilizations and cultures, examine the development of political systems and philosophies, and explore the interactions between science, industry, and culture. Students will learn about the beginnings of economic systems and viewpoints, the influence of significant historical figures, and the impact of events through the present day. Students will utilize primary and secondary sources. The purpose is to instill a critical approach to the understanding and appreciation of history that will prepare students for college-level history and enable them to connect historical significance to current world events. Weekly use of Circle’s eLearning Campus (online classroom component) will be required.