Blog Archives: Area Studies

(100) FOUNDATIONS IN WORLD HISTORY

Posted on March 21st, 2019 at 3:30 pm in Area Studies

Full year course — 4 credits   Open to 8th grade only. This smaller class is designed for students who have had significant difficulty with the reading, writing, and conceptual skills…

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(129) HISTORY OF ART: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Posted on March 18th, 2018 at 10:54 pm in Area Studies

(129) HISTORY OF ART: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE    Full year course – 4 credits This cultural history course examines history through the lens of art and architecture. Focusing upon paintings, sculpture,…

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

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 at 4:12 pm in All Courses, Area Studies

(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…

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(130) ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS (not offered 2020-2021)

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 at 12:45 am in All Courses, Area Studies

(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…

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(120) MODERN WORLD HISTORY (new course)

Posted on November 30th, 2011 at 7:01 pm in All Courses, Area Studies

(120) MODERN WORLD HISTORY Full year course – 4 credits Open to: 9 only This course is the study of the globalizing world from 1500 through the beginning of the…

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(132) WORLD CRISES IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Posted on November 30th, 2011 at 7:00 pm in All Courses, Area Studies

(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…

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(135) ASIAN STUDIES: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY ASIA

Posted on November 30th, 2011 at 6:59 pm in All Courses, Area Studies

(135) ASIAN STUDIES: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY ASIA Asian Studies aims to introduce students to the history, traditions and beliefs of a region that claims two-thirds of the world’s…

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(136) A HISTORY OF AFRICA AND ITS PEOPLE (not offered 2019-2020)

Posted on November 30th, 2011 at 6:58 pm in All Courses, Area Studies

(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…

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