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HSS 361/362: Sports & Society

History and society have been shaped by athletic competition. From the ancient Olympic Games to the modern fight for pay and gender equity, nations and people are shaped by sport. Many social justice movements have found champions in athletes; Jim Thorpe, Greg Louganis, Jackie Robinson, Billie Jean King, and Colin Kaepernick have all used their […]

HSS 380-IB: Geography SL

THIS IS A ONE-YEAR IB COURSE. PLACEMENT PREFERENCE IS GIVEN TO FULL IB DIPLOMA STUDENTS, STARTING WITH 12TH-GRADE STUDENTS. This course is firmly grounded in the real world and focuses on the interactions between individuals, societies, and physical processes in both time and space. It seeks to identify trends and patterns in these interactions. It […]

HSS 500: Global Issues

This course offers a range of intellectual inquiry, from history and economics to physical science, moral philosophy, and literature. At its core, this class challenges students to see the ways in which they are learning in an interconnected world which they can influence. The overall concept of this course is to explore a series of […]

HSS 410-IB: Economics HL1/HL2

PLACEMENT IN THIS COURSE REQUIRES APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR/IB COORDINATOR. The study of economics is essentially about dealing with scarcity, resource allocation, and the methods and processes by which choices are made in the satisfaction of human wants. This course encourages students to develop international perspectives, to foster a concern for global issues, and […]

HSS 400-IB: History HL1/HL2

PLACEMENT IN THIS COURSE REQUIRES APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR/IB COORDINATOR. This course emphasizes the importance of encouraging students to think historically. It focuses on developing critical thinking and on an understanding of multiple interpretations of history. In this way, the course involves an engaging and critical exploration of the past. This course is based […]

HSS 370-IB: Economics SL1/SL2

The study of economics is essentially about dealing with scarcity, resource allocation, and the methods and processes by which choices are made in the satisfaction of human wants. This course encourages students to develop international perspectives, to foster a concern for global issues, and raises students’ awareness of their own responsibilities at a local, national, […]

HSS 360-IB: History SL

This course emphasizes the importance of encouraging students to think historically. It focuses on developing critical thinking and on an understanding of multiple interpretations of history. In this way, the course involves an engaging and critical exploration of the past. This course is based on a comprehensive and multi-perspective approach to history. It involves the […]

HSS 351/352: Philosophy

This course explores the nature of thought and the questions behind how humanity got to be the way it is and how it might be made better if we were to change it. Ultimately, to study philosophy is to study the nature of being and to determine our place in the world. In this course, […]

HSS 331/332: Macroeconomics

This course explores the way the world works, or at least the way capitalism and its rival economic systems make the world work. Students discover how social forces and systems operate on a grand scale to shape the lives they lead. This course covers the behaviors of the economy as a whole, focusing on the […]

HSS 320: Human Psychology

This course plumbs the depth of the human psyche. Students uncover what makes people—and themselves—tick, and they learn to analyze the world through the mind’s eye. This course provides a foundational exploration of psychology, with an emphasis on developmental psych, social cognition, personality formation, as well as topics as varied as addiction, anxiety, therapy, and […]

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