American Studies

An interdisciplinary course combining honors U.S. History and eleventh-grade English, American Studies tracks intersecting threads of history, literature, art, and culture throughout the development of

Africa and Latin America

Using literature and a rich variety of historical sources, this course studies the cultural, political, and economic consequences of colonialism in selected countries in Africa

Honors European History

This course examines selected themes in the history of Europe, from the Renaissance to the recent past. Major topics include the Renaissance, the Reformation, politics,

History of Climate Change

Scientists have done heroic work detecting and explaining global climate change and modeling the possible climatic futures ahead of us. But climate change is not

Moot Court: U.S. Consitution

From the extent of our privacy to the limits on the powers of government to the meaning of equality, the United States Supreme Court is

Ancient Civilizations

This course examines the development of a number of early societies spanning multiple continents and many thousands of years. Those societies may include Middle Eastern,

Asia in World History

This course serves both as an introduction for students who have never studied Asian history and as a means, for those with foundational background, to

Honors United States History

This course, for students who have demonstrated aptitude in prior humanities classes, is a fast-paced survey of United States history from colonial times to the

United States History

This course in American history prioritizes depth over breadth in exploring certain critical junctures in the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United

Big History

How did the universe begin? How has the universe developed over time? How do humans fit into this evolving story? Where is the future heading?

Environmental Justice

Why do pollution crises like the one that struck Flint, Michigan, in 2014 happen most often in places with majority Latinx and African American populations?

Exploring Race and Racism

What is race? What is racism? How did the concept of race emerge and (how) has the understanding of what race means changed over time?