High School Courses

Integrated Approach vs. Subjects:

Rolling Acres School curriculum exceeds the goals of most High School humanities programs; however, our integrated approach means that there is not a direct one-to-one correlation with curricula that utilize a division by "subjects." Nonetheless, we offer this table to help plan for your academic needs and to craft your transcripts to fulfill state requirements. We recommend the following courses for grades 10–12.
Subject 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
English and Composition

Speech

Great Books 4
Composition 4
Great Books 5
Composition 5TS 2: Rhetoric (Speech)
Great Books 6
Composition 6
History and Social Studies

Religion

Science

Great Books 4
(Ancient & Classical)

SP 1: Human Nature & Ethics

TS 1: Logic

Great Books 5
(Medieval)

SP 2: Natural Theology & Law

Great Books 6
(Modern & American)

SP 3: Revealed Theology

TS 3: Methods & Divisions of the Sciences

Classical & Modern Languages LL 1: Latin One;
Italian; German;
French
LL 2: Latin Two;
Italian; German;
French
LL 3: Latin Three;
Italian; German;
French

Notes about Great Books

  • Courses include literature, philosophy, and theology
  • Home Study Course in History is included with each enrollment
  • Concepts covered in the "great books" readings focus upon the history of ideas
  • Courses can be taken in any order

Notes about Trivium Studies

  • Courses teach students how to use the building blocks of lanuage to formulate true and accurate statements
  • TS1-3 compliment science because they deal in proof, validity, argumentation, and identifying fallacies

Notes about Languages

  • All language courses focus upon the mastery of English grammar