A dual enrollment partnership with Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida is now available! ECS will be offering two dual enrollment classes on campus next year. Students will be able to take these two dual enrollment classes during their sophomore year. Additionally, this partnership with Southeastern University will continue to grow in the future as more dual enrollment courses are offered at ECS and through the SEU online portal.
There are two specific requirements that a student, who is interested in taking these two dual enrollment courses, must meet prior to applying to Southeastern University for the Dual Enrollment Program. The two specific requirements are below:
1) Students must have a 3.5 weighted GPA or higher and must maintain this weighted GPA throughout the 2019-2020 school year at ECS. (Note: Failure to maintain the 3.5 weighted GPA or higher will result in being dropped from the dual enrollment class(es).)
2) Students must have the recommendation of the upper school principal and the upper school academic dean to be approved for taking these two dual enrollment courses.
For your information, the course name, book information, and brief course summary for each class are below:
Western Civilization to the 16th Century (HIS 1013)
This course will be taught in the first semester. The book utilized for this course will be Western Civilization: A Brief History Volume I: To 1715 9th Edition by Jackson J. Spielvogel. The ISBN for the student edition book is 978-1-305-63347-6.
Summary: This course is a brief survey of the history of Western Civilization to the 16th Century. Topics include ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, ancient Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Reformation period, and the Age of Exploration.
Western Civilization II: 1715 to the Present (HIST 1023)
This course will be taught during the second semester. The book utilized will be Western Civilization: A Brief History Volume II: Since 1500 9th Edition by Jackson J. Spielvogel. The ISBN for the student edition book is 978-1-305-63348-3.
Summary: This course is a brief survey of the history of Western Civilization from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, the Cold War, and present issues.