AP Human Geography - This subject takes fields of study like physical geography, politics, culture, economics, and even food, and ties them all together for a more complete picture of the world in which we live. Students will explore the relationships between human activities and the spaces they occur. Grades 9-12Human Geography - Surveying world regions, students learn physical and cultural geography while increasing geographic skills. 1 year. Grades 9, 10, 11 or 12Honors World History/Honors English 2 - In this Pre-IB BLOCK course students explore the period from the late 18th Century to the present day. They make connections between the history and literature of those eras.
1 year. Grade 10IB History of the Americas (Part 1 of 2) With an emphasis on analytical thinking and writing, students review U.S., Latin American, and Canadian development through the 20th century. They explore 3 themes in depth to prepare them for assessments senior year. 1 year. Grade 11IB History 20th Century Topics (Part 2 of 2) With emphasis on analysis and writing, students study 20th Century global topics (causes and effects of wars, WWI, WWII, and the Cold War). Students investigate a historical topic of their choice, and prepare for internal and international assessments. 1 year. Grade 12IB Philosophy - a systematic critical inquiry into profound, fascinating and challenging questions: What is it to be human? Do we have free will? What do we mean when we say something is right or wrong? These abstract questions arise out of our everyday experiences, and philosophical tools such as critical and systematic thinking, careful analysis, and construction of arguments provide the means of addressing such questions. 1 year. Grades 11-12
Modern World History - Studying major events in development of the modern world from the late 18th century to the present, students also explore current issues. 1 year. Grades 9, 10, 11, or 12Psychology - Students examine human development, cognition, personality, assessment, mental health, and the socio-cultural and biological bases of behavior. 1 semester. Grades 10, 11, or 12Sociology & Criminology - Students study society to learn how it works with examinations of patterns of human and societal beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors (sociology) first quarter. They explore laws, crimes, the criminal mind, police, and corrections (criminology) second quarter. 1 semester. Grades 10, 11, or 12U.S. Government & Political Economy - Students learn about how government functions through study, investigation, and discussion of the Constitution, institutions of government, U.S. economic system, and major political processes of the American system. 1 year. Grade 12AP Government - Following a nationally approved curriculum, students explore US political philosophy, institutions, and politics. In May, students can choose to complete a national exam for college credits. 1 year. Grade 12U.S. History - Quarter 1 students review America’s evolution through the Civil War era. Quarters 2, 3, and 4, students study U.S. history from the 19th through the early 21st Century. 1 year. Grade 11