Comparative Civilization 12

Course Outline: Comparative Civilization 12

Course Duration:

You have one calendar year to complete this course from the date of Activation.

Units of Study:

  • Civilizations of Greece & Rome / Art & Architecture
  • Civilizations of The Near East / Mesopotamia Egypt
  • The revival of Europe / Law / Art & Architecture

Prescribed Learning Outcomes embedded within each unit:

  • Research and Presentation skills
  • Foundations of Civilization
  • Culture and the Arts
  • Culture and Values


Comparative Civilizations 12 is a study of a variety of historical and social features of some of the world’s great civilizations. This course does not attempt to give a complete history of each civilization examined but rather a survey of the crucial contributions each culture has made to the advancement of civilization.

Recommended prerequisites:



The required textbook for Comparative Civilizations 12 is “Odyssey through the Ages”.


Substantive Assignment = 5%
Major Assignments = 50%
Tests = 30%
Final Exam = 15%

For further curriculum details please refer to the BC Ministry of Education:

Student Responsibilities

Students are expected to log onto the course and submit one assignment each week (or have contact with the instructor). Students who do not log onto the course, or keep in contact with their instructor on a weekly basis, will be viewed as having withdrawn from this online course. If you are active and withdraw from an online course, the Ministry of Education regulations will prohibit you from retaking this online course for two reporting periods