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ENG 371/372: Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Self-examination, reflection, and observation are essential to the craft of writing. The sharing of the self allows stories to impact others. The work that students produce in this course is based on personal experience. This course immerses students in the written and spoken word, develops their writing skills, and produces a variety of work that […]

ENG 361/362: Creative Writing: Fiction

Self-examination, reflection, and observation are essential to the craft of writing. The sharing of the self allows stories to impact others. The work that students produce in this course is grounded in imagination, as students learn to craft fiction. Utilizing workshop and writing group techniques, students work to develop their writing skills, and produce a […]

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 […]

SCI 350-IB: Sports, Exercise, & Health Science SL

This course gets at the heart of how scientific knowledge progresses and how we distinguish science from pseudoscience. Students develop both a sense of scientific intuition and imagination. This course incorporates the disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise, and health. Students acquire the […]

SEM 500: PG Seminar

This course prepares postgraduates for college and life outside school. The first semester focuses on the college preparation process, with dedicated time for work on applications (including essays and supplements), as well as discussions around learning styles, the recruitment process, practice for on-campus tours and interviews, and college athletics. The semester concludes with lessons on leadership […]

INT 301/302: The Art of Argument

Engaging in civil dialogue and conversation makes us effective mechanisms of change in society. The ability to deliver a convincing message benefits students throughout their public, personal, and professional lives. This course explores persuasive writing and speaking and helps students learn to craft messages of influence. Students create and assess arguments, detect discrepancies and faults […]

SCI 350-IB: Sports, Exercise, & Health Science SL

This course gets at the heart of how scientific knowledge progresses and how we distinguish science from pseudoscience. Students develop both a sense of scientific intuition and imagination. This course incorporates the disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise, and health. Students acquire the […]

SCI 341/342: Astronomy

In this introductory course, students investigate the nature of the universe and how we know about it. Concepts of scientific evidence and justification, structure and evolution, and understanding humanity’s place in the universe are emphasized as we learn about the solar system, stars, galaxies, and cosmology. Students develop an understanding of and ability to practice […]

SCI 331/332: Engineering

In this course, students see science, mathematics, and engineering through the real-world connections made in the classroom. They see how these disciplines play a major role in their everyday world and the importance of being scientifically and technologically literate. The course focuses on the design process and its application. Topics include mechanisms, energy, statics, materials, […]

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