Latin

Fundamentals of Latin, Latin 1, Latin 2, Latin 3, Latin Readings, AP Latin, Advanced Latin - Directed Study

WHA offers a full range of Latin courses, from 4th grade through AP® Latin. Students have routinely scored well on both the AP Latin exam and other National Latin exams. Fundamentals of Latin Fundamentals of Latin is a transitional class which introduces students with little or no Latin background to the basics of Latin grammar […]

Physics

Physics 1, Physics 1 (Honors), AP Physics

Wilson Hill Academy has adopted a “Physics First” progression for science classes in the School of Rhetoric.  This is a growing trend in college preparatory programs, and it allows students to build on a solid mathematical and physical science foundation in order to better understand chemistry, which in turn allows them to study biology in […]

Section: AP Courses, Sciences   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Spanish

Spanish 1 - 3, AP Spanish

Wilson Hill Academy seeks to teach modern foreign languages using the classical trivium approach; laying a solid grammar foundation, then building on that through the logic and rhetoric stages.  Each class also contains elements of culture, history and geography of the Spanish-speaking world to help bring the language alive. 2020-2021 Spanish 1, 2, 3 & […]

Chemistry

Chemistry, Chemistry (Pre-AP/Honors), AP Chemistry

Chemistry This is a complete first-year high school chemistry course. It will provide students with an understanding of the properties of, and interactions between, different types of matter. Students will understand fundamental concepts concerning atoms, elements, and compounds. They will also comprehend the trends within the periodic table and how the atomic structure of elements […]

Section: AP Courses, Sciences   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Biology

Biology, Honors Biology, Marine Biology, AP Biology

Biology This introductory course in biology is taught from a Christian worldview using classical methodology. Students study the nature of life and the chemical basis of living cells as well as cell structure, function, division and genetics. An overview of the five kingdoms is presented, and students consider representative organisms from each kingdom and their […]

Section: AP Courses, Sciences   |   School: School of Rhetoric

AP Statistics

This college level introductory course endeavors to give students a deeper understanding of how data is gathered, displayed, and analyzed so that they can begin to engage a culture and society that relies on statistics for decision making. The instructor expects students to engage actively with current issues and to perform statistical analyses regarding these […]

Section: AP Courses, Math   |   School: School of Rhetoric

AP Art History

This college-level course surveys the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the cave paintings of Lascaux to the splatterings of Jackson Pollock. Students will gain a Christian understanding of the nature of art via the insights of Francis Schaeffer’s colleague at L’Abri, Hans Rookmaker, and other Christian art historians and philosophers. We will trace […]

AP Computer Science Principles

How do computer science principles fit with a classical Christian education?  We’re glad you asked. According to the official description (found here), “AP Computer Science Principles offers a multidisciplinary approach to teaching the underlying principles of computation.”  It addresses the “big ideas” of computer science, including programming, abstractions, algorithms, large data sets and more.  Students […]

Section: AP Courses, Humanities   |   School: School of Rhetoric

AP® Calculus AB

This college-level introductory course covers differential and integral calculus. Topics covered include functions and graphs, limits, continuity, derivatives and differential ability, applications of the derivative, curve sketching, related rates, implicit differentiation, parametric equations, Riemann sums, indefinite and definite integrals, techniques of integration, applications of integration, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and numerical approximations to definite […]

Section: AP Courses, Math   |   School: School of Rhetoric