W – COURSE CATALOG

This page covers all courses that will be offered for the 2019/2020 school year that start with the letter “W”.

COURSE: WORLD HISTORY
COURSE NUMBER: 224
A-G: 10 credits (A) History Social / Science
PREREQUISITE: None (10th Grade)
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Korovesis) Periods 1,3,8
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Watkins) Periods 2,3,6,8,9
DESCRIPTION: In this course students examine major turning points in the shaping of the modern world, from the eighteenth century to the present. The year begins with an introduction to current world issues and then continues with a focus on the expansion of the West and the growing interdependence of people and cultures throughout the world, focusing on political, religious, economic, and social traditions.

COURSE: WORLD HISTORY HONORS
COURSE NUMBER: 106
A-G: 10 credits Pending UC review for (A) History / Social Science) on 5.0 scale
PREREQUISITE: Grade Letter “B” or better in English I
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Hutchinson) Periods 1,7
RIVERSIDE COURSES:  (Watkins) Periods 1,7
DESCRIPTION: Students combine selective factual knowledge and skills of analysis to examine the nature, causes, and consequences of changes in global frameworks. This course takes a global approach to the study of world history by exploring the inter-regional connections and global themes that connect to the world today. Curriculum includes political revolutions, industrial revolution, imperialism, Colonialism, Nationalism, Totalitarianism, World War I, World War II, the cold war, and present history.