World History and Civilization
World History and Civilization provides for a study of selected world cultures, past and present. The content of this course provides a basis for students to compare and analyze patterns of culture, emphasizing both the diversity and commonality of human experience and behavior. This course emphasizes the interaction of local cultures with the natural environment, as well as the connections among civilizations from earliest times to the present. This course may be designed to focus on: prehistory; early world civilizations, including the rise of civilizations of the Middle East, Africa, and Asia; the classical civilizations of Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America; and the development of modern societies. Topics include Rome, Middle Ages, Absolutism and the French Revolution.