Middle School Curriculum

HCA middle school students spend their seventh grade year learning Texas History and their eighth grade year segueing into American History. Both courses consist of comprehensive reading, writing and social studies activities that will give students the tools they need to prepare for academic success. Throughout these courses, there are many examples of people and events that either followed God's standard or failed to do so. The students will see the truth of God in action and develop values and principals for living from these historic examples and context.

High School Curriculum

World Geography

Students will become geographically literate, with the goal of enabling them to make better sense of the world and become good stewards of God’s creation.


World History

World History is a survey of world history from prehistoric to contemporary times. Students will learn about the socio-economic, political, and ideological conditions of various time periods as they study historical events and cultural achievements of world regions.


US History - Regulars & Dual-Credit Options

US History traces the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States from the early Colonial era to the end of the 20th Century.

Dual-Credit Through John Brown University

HCA is able to offer on-campus dual-credit US History for student that meet the college's requirements for admission and receive approval from the high school administration. The courses span two semesters and are John Brown University HST 2113 and 2123. Course descriptions from JBU's website are as followed:
History 2113 - United States History to 1865: A survey of American political, social, and economic history from the colonial era through the Civil War. 3 credit hours.
History 2123 - United States History since 1865:A survey of American political, social, and economic history from the reconstruction era to the present. 3 credit hours.


Economics - Regulars & Dual-Credit Options

This course provides an overview of microeconomic and macroeconomic issues and an understanding of the economic choices that individuals, firms, and governments face.

Dual-Credit Through Collin College

HCA is able to offer on-campus dual-credit Microeconomics for student that meet the college's requirements for admission and receive approval from the high school administration. The course spans one semesters and is Collin College ECON 2302. Course description from Collin College's website is as followed:
Economics 2302 - Principals of Microeconomics: Analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents, including consumer behavior and demand, producer behavior and supply, price and output decisions by firms under various market structures, factor markets, market failures, and international trade. 3 credit hours.


American Government - Regulars & Dual-Credit Options

Government covers the institutions and political processes affecting the federal government. Students are introduced to the underlying philosophy and principles of the US Constitution, civil rights, civil liberties and citizen responsibilities.

Dual-Credit Through John Brown University

HCA is able to offer on-campus dual-credit American Government for student that meet the college's requirements for admission and receive approval from the high school administration. The courses spans one semester and is John Brown University POLS 2013. Course description from JBU's website is as followed:
Political Science 2013 - American Government: A study of the origins, institutions, and policies of national, state, and local government in the United States. The course promotes better citizenship through understanding and appreciation of American self-government. A Biblical assessment of the various aspects of American government is offered. 3 credit hours.