Category Archives: Area Studies

*(137) SPORT: A SOCIAL HISTORY (not currently offered)

(137) SPORT: A SOCIAL HISTORY This course will look at the importance of sport in societies around the world through a historical and sociological lens. Our goal will be to discover how and why athletics and its iconic figures inspire … Continue reading

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(130) ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS

(130) ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS    Full year course – 4 credits Ancient Civilizations is concerned with understanding social, political and cultural experience in a past that is the foundation of the Western world. Study will include working with historical and literary documents, … Continue reading

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(101) NINTH GRADE HISTORY LAB

(101) NINTH GRADE HISTORY LAB Full year course – 4 credits Open to : 9 only This smaller class is designed for students who have had significant difficulty with the reading, writing, and conceptual skills demanded in history courses. Individualized … Continue reading

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(120) MODERN WORLD HISTORY

(120) MODERN WORLD HISTORY Full year course – 4 credits Open to: 9 only This course is a comprehensive examination of three or four countries or regions, such as China, India, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. … Continue reading

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(132) WORLD CRISES IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

(132) WORLD CRISES IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Full year course ­ 4 credits This course is designed to introduce students to several current international political crises & US foreign policy responses involving such issues as terrorism, ethnic conflict, religious wars, and … Continue reading

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*(135) ASIAN STUDIES: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY ASIA (Not Currently Offered)

(135) ASIAN STUDIES: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY ASIA Full year course – 4 credits This course will focus on the life-styles, traditions, and beliefs of some of Asia’s peoples. Special attention will be paid to the areas of India, … Continue reading

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(136) A HISTORY OF AFRICA AND ITS PEOPLE

(136) A HISTORY OF AFRICA AND ITS PEOPLE    Full year course – 4 credits As Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie says, “The problem with stereotypes is not that they are not untrue… but they are incomplete.” This course invites students to … Continue reading

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