Course Catalog

Course Catalog

SS-1222
Course Type: AP

The AP Human Geography course is equivalent to an introductory college-level course. Students are introduced to the systematic study of patters nad processes that have shaped human understaning, use and alteration of the Earth's surface. They employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine socioeconomic organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about he methods and tools geographers use in their research and applications. The curriculum reflects the goals of the National Geography Standards. Extra fees may apply.

  • Credits: 2
SS-1221
Course Type: Honors

Introduction to Political Science will focus on political theory and its application to individuals, nations and the international arena. Research and wriing a must.

  • Credits: 1.5
SS-1220
Course Type: Honors

This course includes and explanation of culture and related concepts. Development of generalizations concerning social, economic, political, and ritual organization, based chiefly on comparative study of various tradiitional societies. Includes a brief survey of archeology and linguistics.

  • Credits: 1.5
SS-1219
Course Type: College Prep

Students will contemplate, discuss and evaluate explanations developed by philosophers to understand the nature and course of human life. This will include reading Plato, Descartes, Kant, etc and indepth reading, writing, analysis and discussion. All students will learn to process, develop and articulate their own ideas.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1218
Course Type: College Prep

This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, learning, motivations, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, and other relevant topics.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1217
Course Type: College Prep

This is the study of how individuals, businesses and governments make decisions about the use of scarce reserouces in the world of unlimited wants and needs. This is done at the macro and micro level, both of which are examined in detail.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1215
Course Type: College Prep

This is for the student who will be traveling to a particular country. It includes learning rudiments of the language and customs as well as other pre-travel preparation, keeping a journal and writing a paper.

  • Credits: 0.5
SS-1214
Course Type: College Prep

This is for the student intersted in a particular culture. A course is prepared in which specific knowledge is acquired through research and writing.

  • Credits: 0.5
SS-1213
Course Type: College Prep

This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture and social interactions.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1212
Course Type: Honors

This course covers the 20th and 21st centuries but reading from original sources with research and writing.

  • Credits: 1.5
SS-1211
Course Type: College Prep

This course covers the 20th and 21st centuries and includes a college preparatory text, essays and research.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1210
Course Type: Honors

This is a study of the Fall of Rome to the Renaissance using original source matieral, research projects and writing.

  • Credits: 1.5
SS-1209
Course Type: College Prep

This is the study of the Fall of Rome to the Renaissance using a college preparatory text and includes writing of essays and indepth research.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1208
Course Type: AP

This course covers the study of Mesopotamia to the present day by reading original source material, completing reearch projects, and writing extensively. There will be a major focus on Asia and practice test taking. This is a fast moving couse with much to do and only offered to very serious students. Extra fees apply.

  • Credits: 2
SS-1207
Course Type: College Prep

This is the study of Mesopotamia to present day using a college preparatory text. It includes the writng of essay on particular subjects and in-depth research into one or two aspects.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1206
Course Type: General

This is a study of ancient Mesopotamia to present day using a general textbook, answering questions and watching movies or using other learning opportunities.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1205
Course Type: Honors

This is a study of Mesopotamia to the Rennaissance that utilizes original source material, research projects and writing.

  • Credits: 1.5
SS-1204
Course Type: College Prep

This is a study of Mesopotamia to the Rennaissance using a college prepratory text and includes writing essays and an indepth research project.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1203
Course Type: General

This is a study of Mesopotamia to the Rennaissance using a general textbook, answering questions and utilizing movies and other learning opportunies.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1202
Course Type: General

This course is a detailed study of the state in which the student lives, including history, famous people, agriculture, industry, government and geography.

  • Credits: 0.5
SS-1201
Course Type: College Prep

This study includes all of SS-1200, but more deails about specific areas on the surface of the earth as well as beneath the oceans. Why people live in certain areas. Detailed mapping and the history of the changes in the earth's geography are also done.

  • Credits: 1
SS-1200
Course Type: General

This is a basic study of the world's topography, oceans and major rivers.

  • Credits: 1
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