This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
How did the world develop after Noah’s flood? Dr. Martin tells the exciting story of how the oldest world civilizations got their start.
This course traces the development of ancient civilizations (and peoples) in four regions of the world, tracking their emergence in prehistoric times up through their approximate entry into more common narratives of history. This includes the first and most ancient Egyptian kingdoms, China up to the Ming Dynasty, the Gupta Empire in India, and the Incan empire in South America.
Week 1: Introduction and overview of syllabus and assignments
Week 2: Early, and Old Kingdoms
Week 3: Middle and Intermediate Kingdoms
Week 4: Late and New Kingdoms
Week 5: Through the Bronze Age
Week 6: The Iron Age in India
Week 7: The Classical Period
Week 8: Earliest China
Week 9: The First Dynasties
Week 10: States and Kingdoms
Week 11: The Imperial Age
Week 12: Migration, and North America
Week 13: Central America
Week 14: South America
Course materials: Provided FREE by the instructor.
Homework: Writing is an integral part of demonstrating both the assimilation of knowledge and the articulation thereof. Therefore, students will be guided through the process of writing a short (1-2 page, double-spaced) review of a book of their choice relevant to the subject matter.
NOTE: High School students taking this course may instead write a 3-5 page book review
Also, students will have one short (5-10 minute), ungraded review quiz per week based on classroom lectures and discussions