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 3 

The Great Conversation 4 or 5 (h)  

The Great Conversation 5 or 6 (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
Electives:

Get to Know CS Lewis

Get to Know J R R Tolkien

 

Get to Know Fyodor Dostoevsky (h)

Modern Literature & Thought (h)

Writing  

Fundamentals of Academic Writing

Logic 1* or 2

 

Logic 2

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

and/or

Biology (Honors)

One or more of

Physics 2 (Honors)

 

AP Biology

 

AP Environmental Science

Physics 1 Chemistry Biology (Honors)
Language Latin Readings (h)

Next level in Latin sequence

or begin Spanish, Russian or other modern language

AP Latin

Spanish 1

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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