The course of study is to serve as a guide for what a student may take during 4 years of high school at Wilson Hill Academy. Please see the Graduation Requirements for a list of required courses. Honors level courses are indicated with (h) and Advanced Placement® with AP®. Note also that there are two “tracks” in Math and Science, determined primarily by whether the student has completed Algebra 1 before the 9th grade.
|Grade 9||Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
|History||The Great Conversation 4 or 5 (h)||
The Great Conversation 6 (h) and/or elective
|The Great Conversation 1+4 (h)
(This class is intended for new 9th & 10th grade students with no prior experience with the series.)
|Electives:||A Closer Look at US History series (h): War for American Independence, Foundations of US Government|
|Literature||The Great Conversation (appropriate level) plus one or more optional electives|
|Writing||Rhetoric 1 (h)||Rhetoric 2 with Senior Thesis (h)|
|Literary Analysis & Argumentation (h)|
|Math||Geometry||Algebra 2||Pre-Calculus/ Trigonometry (h)||AP Calculus AB|
|Algebra 1||Geometry||Algebra 2||AP Statistics|
|Science||Physics 1 (Honors)||Chemistry (Pre-AP/Honors)||AP Chemistry
|One or more of
|Physics 1||Chemistry||Biology (Honors)|
|Language||Latin Readings (h)
Next level in Latin sequence
|Spanish 2||Spanish 3|
|Theology||The Bible (Integrated in The Great Conversation series)|
|Apologetics (Get to Know Fyodor Dostoevsky)|
|Electives||Fine Arts, Music, Drama, etc.
Any of the literature (Get to Know series) or history (A Closer Look series) electives mentioned above
*Logic 1 may be taken in the 8th grade, but we have found that students often benefit from waiting until 9th grade for this course.
January 21, 2017
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