4 credits

This project based course provides students with a range of experiences, skills and knowledge to understand a variety of civilizations and their contributions to the human experience.  Core civilizations studied include Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, Asian and Aztec.  Also, we will examine Europe in the Renaissance and the Islamic World.  An emphasis will be placed on exploring each culture’s values and artistic expressions.  Opportunities to research individuals  will be provided as well as opportunities to research alternative civilizations.  Throughout, we will make connections to our own civilization.

Prerequisites: 
Social Studies 11