Total Credits Needed for Graduation: 3
The purpose of the History Department is prepare students for a better understanding of the Lord's sovereignty and the working out of his redemptive plan for man and all of creation through the events that have taken place throughout recorded history. Students will be better prepared to function in and redeem culture.
Social Studies students will be able to:
Description: This course will explore the different nations of the world including study of the topographical features, languages, ethnic influences, religion, brief history, and present governmental structure.
Description: This course will survey the major stages of development in the history of western civilizations beginning with Middle Ages and proceeding through modern times. Emphasis will be placed on the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Protestant Reformation, Enlightenment, French Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Age of Imperialism, The World Wars, and Modern events.
Description: This is a survey of American History covering the history of colonial America to modern times. The emphasis is on major periods of development beginning with colonial times and proceeding through Revolutionary War and Independence, Expansion of the Country, Civil War, Reconstruction, Westward Movement , America during the time of Imperial expansion, The World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, and modern events.
Description: This course is a study of the origins of the United States government and its present status and functions. It develops in students the ability to recall factual information, interprets data, and develop and defend theses about causes, effects, and relationships of constitutional issues.
Description: Students will learn the basic characteristics of the U.S. economic system. They will be able to demonstrate how fundamental economic concepts to free market capitalism operate in the U.S. and in the global economy. Students will develop an understanding of the economic principles that influence business decisions and will benefit from their contact with members of the business community. Finally, students will learn the basics of personal finance, develop long-term financial goals and foster the skills necessary to reach them.