Course DescriptionWorld Civilizations is a full year, chronological/thematic study of the development of Western and non-Western civilizations since 1500. The course examines the major themes, movements, events, as well as individuals who have shaped modern global society and values from the Renaissance through the twentieth century. Students examine the evolution of both Western and non-Western cultures, which have shaped contemporary international issues and institutions.
The Honors course incorporates more depth, as well as challenging reading, writing, research, and presentation assignments. Honors placement depends on teacher recommendation .