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World History: This 9th Grade class will take the students on a quick journey through history that encompasses the world.  With Creation as our starting point we will explore the rise of important world civilizations and cultures as well as history defining time periods.  The final part of the student’s journey will be through the twentieth century as they explore the many conflicts and events that have so closely shaped our world today. Grade 9 (Credits 5)

Modern History: This 10th Grade class will explore the United States’ history as it enters the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and its rise to the status of a world power. Modern History will also explore world history and the global economy, how interaction has changed and how we are affected by the recent happenings across the globe. This class will touch on my topics that have a profound on how we live our lives as Americans today.  Grade 10 (Credits 5)

US History: This 11th Grade class will take an in-depth look at the founding of the United States and follow its development from its infancy following the Revolutionary War through its greatest test, the Civil War.  The class will discuss Reconstruction and the dawning of a new era with a look forward towards the twentieth century. Explore the United States’ history as it enters the twentieth century and its eventually rise to the status of a world power. This class will also include a thoughtful look at the legal and political systems of the United States and the student’s role as citizens of this country. Grade 11 (Credits 5)

American Government/Civics: American Government prepares students for responsible citizenship with a discussion of the principles and mechanics of a constitutional republic. The curriculum provides insight on a variety of topics such as the three branches of government, political parties, elections, foreign policy, and more, all from a biblical perspective. Grade 12
(Credits 5)

Geography: With important historical topics and events as our base, students will be developing skills in research, presentation, and communication that they will take with them into the world beyond high school. This course will also give students an overview of world geography that will leave the students equipped with a framework of geographical awareness to help them understand events going on in the local and international news.  Grades 11 and 12 (Credits 2)

AP US History: AP U.S. History is a college level survey course following the development of American history from the Pre-Columbian period to the present. Solid reading and writing skills are necessary as an emphasis is placed on critical and evaluative thinking skills in the form of writing and interpretation of sources.  Through this course, students will be provided with practical knowledge of U.S History, practice in critical thinking activities and experience in effective writing techniques that will better prepare them not only for the AP® Exam, but also for their future academic endeavors. The AP Exam is a required part of the course. Grade 12 (Credits 5)

Military History: (Elective) This course is a topical look at military history.  Far from glorifying war this course takes a realistic view of war and challenges students to think biblically and critically as they examine different conflicts throughout history.  Grades 9-12 (Credits 1)

Contemporary History: (Elective) This elective course will explore the personalities, trends, events, and movements that have shaped our world. Through research and presentation, we will examine the past considering our current political system. Grades 10-12 (Credits 2)