World History Course

High School World History Course

Take an accredited high school World History course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

World History at Northgate Academy offers students a panoramic view of human history from the dawn of civilization to the 20th century’s global interconnections, all from a Christian perspective. This comprehensive course guides learners through pivotal moments in human development, including the establishment of the first nations after the Tower of Babel, the inception of writing in Sumer, the emergence of republican governance in Rome, the Renaissance’s cultural resurgence, the age of European exploration, and the impact of Communism in Russia. With timelines of significant events, over 300 photographs showcasing influential figures and landmarks, alongside detailed maps and reviews of each section and chapter, students gain a robust understanding of world history, the forces that have shaped our world, and God’s enduring presence throughout human events.

Designed to instill a deep appreciation for the historical journey of humanity under God’s sovereignty, the curriculum encourages students to see beyond mere dates and events. By engaging with a rich array of visual aids and thoughtful analyses of historical developments, learners are prompted to connect past events with present realities, fostering a well-rounded worldview. Through written assignments, quizzes, and a final exam, students demonstrate their comprehension of the course material, ensuring they leave the course with a well-informed perspective on world history that integrates faith with learning. Northgate Academy’s World History course is an invitation to explore the past, understand its relevance to the present, and appreciate the divine narrative woven through the tapestry of human history.

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High School World History Course Syllabus

From the beginning of civilization to the 20th century rise of globalism, this course will enable students to see God’s purpose and plan in human events. The students will study the beginning of nations at the Tower of Babel, the beginning of writing in Sumer, the rise of republican government in Rome, the revival of humanities in the Renaissance, the rise of exploration from Europe, and the consequences of Communism in Russia. With timelines of events, over 300 photographs of important people and places in history, section and chapter reviews, plus maps of the world, students will have a firm grasp of world events and cultures.

Textbook: World History and Cultures (A Beka – Code 202304)

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Students will learn World History from the Beginnings of Civilizations to present times, from a Christian perspective.
  • Show understanding of material through written assignments, quizzes, and final exam.
Semester A
Unit 1 – Asia and Africa: The Beginnings of Civilization
Unit 2 – Europe: Beginnings of Western Civilization
Unit 3 – The Middle Ages: From the Ancient to the Modern
Semester B
Unit 4 – The Reformation Era: The Modern Age Begins
Unit 5 – The Age of Ideas: Revolution, Revival, and Reform
Unit 6 – Twentieth Century: A World at War

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes……………………35%
Written Assignments………..35%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……..30%
Total……………………………………100%

Affordable Monthly Payments

Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

Getting Started At Northgate Academy Is Easy!

Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

Interested students 14 years or older can enroll online and start immediately.

Click the enroll now button below or in the top right corner of our website to head to our Student Information System, called Learn Stage. 

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Step 2: Create Your Learn Stage Account

Next, you'll be asked to create your student account. This starts by entering a valid email address and choosing a secure password. Next, you'll enter essential information, such as your full name, address, and date of birth. On the last page, you will choose your security question. 

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Step 3: Submit Payment

Single course options at Northgate Academy are priced at an affordable $225 each. This gives students the flexibility needed to make our programs work for them.

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Step 4: You're Ready To Start!

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High School World History Course

Take an accredited high school World History course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!