These classes may or not be offered each year.CourseDescription
Comparative World Religions
In this course students will study the major religions of the world including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and other traditions from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Oceania. Emphasis will be on objective and comparative investigation of religions--their belief systems, sacred books/scriptures, oral histories, traditional practices, origins, dynamism, and their significance in social, historical, and political contexts through the present.Current EventsThe purpose of Current Issues is to guide students to become informed decision makers of critical issues confronting the community, the state, the nation, and the world.EconomicsStudents will explore their roles as citizens, producers, and consumers within the economic system. It will give students a general knowledge of the principles of economics as applied to individuals, businesses, and governments.
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to learn ways in which they can become successful as leaders in their school and community. Instruction will include various methods and techniques for planning, implementing, and evaluating projects related to school activities.PsychologyThe purpose of Psychology is to develop a basic understanding of the historical trends in and specialized field of psychology. Students will be encouraged to critically evaluate their psychological make-up. They will discover how Psychology applies to their everyday life. The major areas of psychology that we will focus on will be: Learning and Cognition, Perception, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Personality Theories.