• Modern World History, Honors (5 periods, 5 credits)

    This course is a survey of modern world history from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century. Various cultures and periods are selected for a somewhat more extended study. Topics to be taught will include culture, religion, trade policy, philosophy and government comparisons of Modern Europe as it interacted with Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Students are expected to be independent thinkers and demonstrate good research and writing skills.

    United States History I, Honors (5 periods, 5 credits)

    United States History I is a required course for all students. Using a chronological approach, students will study U.S. History from the early English settlements, the American Revolution, civics by understanding the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights to the antebellum period, Jacksonian Age, Civil War and Age of Industrialization. Students will be made aware of our pluralistic society and of contributions of individuals and groups to our American Heritage. Students are expected to be independent thinkers and demonstrate good research and writing skills.

    United States History II, Honors (5 periods, 5 credits)

    Prerequisite: United States History I

    United States History II is a required course for all students. This course will include the study of the United States and New Jersey in the 20th and 21st centuries. Economic, political and social forces, which have shaped world, national and state events, will be studied. Multi-ethnic groups and individuals and their impact on world events will be highlighted. Students are expected to be independent thinkers and demonstrate good research and writing skills.