United States History II - Post Reconstruction to Internet Era
Units of Study - Economic, political, and social implications of the Guilded age.
Era of Immigration and Political corruption
WWI with focus on post war European policy
1920's consumerism and economic implications
The Great Depression and the New Deal
WWII - Domestic, European, and Pacific Theater
Cold War -Foreign Policy, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia, USSR
Modern Domestic and Foreign Policy - Reagan, Bush, Clinton
Economics & Investment- Introduction to Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Investment (see course attachment)
Philosophy Honors -
• Differentiate the principles, concepts, methods and applications to philosophy regarding such issues as reasoning, logic, religion, psychology and ethics.
• Compare and contrast movements in Greek philosophy especially Plato and Aristotle.
• Analyze the key metaphysical and epistemological ideas of the greatest thinkers of what is often called philosophy’s “golden age:” Descartes, Spinoza, Leibnitz, Locke, Hume and Kant.
• Synthesize significant philosophical contributions to our understanding of politics and society.
• Explore how we acquire knowledge and the ability to articulate knowledge.
• Evaluate what distinguishes a good deductive argument from a bad one.
• Analyze the nature of logic by identifying the various operations of the mind or intellect.
• Examine the theory of existentialism by distinguishing its emphasis on human existence and that meaning is created through action and choices.
• Analyze the great works of scientists, artists, statesmen and theologians and how they have been influenced by the work of philosophers.