Social Studies

  • SOCIAL STUDIES

     

     

    AICE US History – 2100500 (AS)/2100505 (A level)

    AICE European History - 2109371

    Cambridge International AS and A Level History is a flexible and wide-ranging syllabus covering modern history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The emphasis is again on both historical knowledge and on the skills required for historical research. Learners develop an understanding of cause and effect, continuity and change, similarity and difference, and use historical evidence as part of their studies.

     

    AICE Travel & Tourism – 2102410

    Cambridge International AS and A Level Travel and Tourism (9395) is suitable for both Cambridge International A Level candidates and for those seeking a more specialised study of this subject. This syllabus encourages learners to appreciate the scale and importance of the travel and tourism industry in the world and recognise the positive and negative impacts the industry may have on people, environments and economies. Learners discover that the travel and tourism industry is dynamic in nature and how the industry responds to change: for example, external factors such as changing consumer needs and expectations, developments in ICT. The syllabus encourages learners to develop practical and technical skills relevant to the industry, enabling them to deal with a range of complex situations and problems.

    AICE Global Perspectives - 1700364

    Cambridge International AS Level Global Perspectives prepares learners for positive engagement with our rapidly changing world. Learners broaden their outlook through the critical analysis of - and reflection on - issues of global significance. This syllabus is based on skills rather than on specific content. Learners develop research, thinking, reasoning and communication skills by following an approach to analyzing and evaluating arguments and perspectives called the Critical Path.

     

    AICE Psychology - 2107360

    Cambridge International AS Psychology learners develop their appreciation of the subject by exploring the ways in which psychology is conducted. As part of their studies, learners also review important research; this provides an insight into the ways in which psychology has been applied, thereby leading to a better understanding of key themes and issues. The syllabus reflects the five core areas of psychology, namely cognitive, social, physiological, developmental, and the psychology of individual differences; it also relates psychology to education, health, organizations, the environment and abnormality.

     

    AICE Thinking Skills - 1700372

    Thinking Skills develops a specific set of intellectual skills, independent of subject content, reflecting the need voiced by universities and employers for more mature and sophisticated ways of thinking. The Thinking Skills syllabus also enables students to approach their other subjects with an improved ability to understand, analyze and resolve problems. The Thinking Skills syllabus encourages free and open debate, critical and investigative thinking, and informed and disciplined reasoning.

     

    US History – 2100310

    11th Grade This course allows students to look at American Society from the civil war to present from a historical perspective. US History over the last 150 years is examined in light of economic, social, political, geographical and foreign factors that have shaped the present.

     

    Pre-AICE World History – 2109321

    The Cambridge IGCSE History syllabus looks at some of the major international issues of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as covering the history of particular regions in more depth. The emphasis is on both historical knowledge and on the skills required for historical research. Learners develop an understanding of the nature of cause and effect, continuity and change, similarity and difference and find out how to use and understand historical evidence as part of their studies. Cambridge IGCSE History will stimulate any learner already interested in the past, providing a basis for further study, and also encouraging a lifelong interest in the subject. Both coursework and non-coursework options are available.

    World History – 2109310

    10th Grade - This course provides students the opportunity to acquire an understanding of the chronological development of civilization by examining the influence and interaction of political, economic, social, religious, military, dynastic, scientific and cultural events and how they have affected humanity. Thirty hours of Americanism vs. Communism is included according to Section 233.06, Florida Statutes.

     

    US Government – 2106310

    12th Grade (1/2 Credit) The purpose of this course is to provide students the opportunity to acquire an understanding of American government and political behavior. Students will examine the constitution and other political documents in addition to comparing the roles of the three branches of government at the local, state, and national levels. Political parties, interest groups and citizen participation will be looked at to determine their impact on the political process.

     

    Economics: Financial Literacy – 2102335H

    12th Grade – (1/2 Credit) This course is designed to provide students an understanding of how society organizes its limited resources to satisfy unlimited wants. In doing this the students will examine different economic systems and how the basic economic questions are answered. An emphasis will be placed on student awareness of the forces of the marketplace on them as a producer, consumer, saver, investor, voter and taxpayer. In addition to this, the role and function of government in economic systems will be studied.

     

    Psychology 1/2 – 2107300/2107310

    Through the study of psychology, students acquire an understanding of and an appreciation for human behavior, behavior interaction and the progressive development of individuals. The content examined in this first introductory course includes major theories and orientations of psychology, psychological methodology, memory and cognition, human growth and development, personality, abnormal behavior, psychological therapies, stress/coping strategies, and mental health.