Course: Comparative Civilizations 12


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A Social Studies 11 credit


Comparative Civilization 12 focuses on the study of the inter-relationships among values, culture, civilization, and the arts. This course is designed to increase your awareness of various civilizations throughout the world, and of the contributions of these civilizations to the sum of the human experience.


Course Topics/Modules

Module 1 Civilization                          

Module 2 The Big Questions               

Module 3 The Stone Age                     

Module 4 Mesopotamia                      

Module 5 Egypt

Module 6 Ancient Greece

Module 7 Ancient Rome

Module 8 Western Civilization



StartUp Assignment (5%)

8 Module Assignments (40%)

2 Module Online Quizzes (15%)


Midterm Exam (20%)*

Final Exam (20%)*

* Midterm and Final Exam must be written at the VLN.



Online readings



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