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HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS


High School Subjects 030
Study Skills for Academic Success
Credit(s): 15-115 | Class Hours: 72-760 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Assists students in the process of defining academic goals and developing the skills to achieve them. Students learn to adapt study strategies to accommodate learning style preferences and course expectations. Develops awareness and application of study skills, including time management, textbook comprehension and retention, memory techniques, and note-taking.

High School Subjects 032
Individualized Instruction
Credit(s): 15-115 | Class Hours: 72-760 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Individualized delivery for High School Diploma Program. Designed for the adult who wants a high school diploma. Self-paced with offerings in the areas of English communication, mathematics, science, social sciences, fine arts/foreign language, life skills, and electives. (Recommended 8th grade equivalency on the TABE.)

High School Subjects 153
Supervised Tutoring
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: Arranged | Open Entry/Open Exit

Supervised one-to-one and small group tutoring in academic subjects, for students currently enrolled at Rancho Santiago Community College District in course(s) for which tutoring is requested. May be repeated.

High School Subjects 338
Workforce Preparation
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides instruction, demonstration, identification, and discussion of topics that are critical for success in the 21st century workplace.

High School Subjects 770
Orientation to College
Credit(s): 0.5 | Class Hours: 8 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces college services and programs. Identifies and explores programs and services designed to assist students entering college credit courses.

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS - ARTS


High School Subjects-Arts 150
Mass Media
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

This introductory course in mass media gives students an opportunity to study what they see, hear, and think about in their everyday experiences with television and film, music and ratio, video games, magazines and newspapers, and the Internet. Students will also learn the basic principles of communication, and the power of the news media and advertising industry will be discussed.

High School Subjects-Arts 500
Introduction to Theatre Arts
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Offers students opportunities to examine human experiences through imagined roles, expand the capacity for creative thinking and learn the history and terminologies of an important form of art.

High School Subjects-Arts 828
Understanding America Through Art
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an overview of American civilization from the colonial period through the 20th century, including periods and schools of art in their historical context.

High School Subjects-Arts 837 The Film as Art
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Traces the history of film from the recording of a single event through the silent film era. Culminates in the use of classic and contemporary literature as a basis for modern film.

High School Subjects-Arts 845
Drawing & Painting 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides a beginning level studio course which introduces students to the world of visual art. Students will learn how to draw and use a variety of materials and techniques to explore the elements of art and principles of design. Primary emphasis will be on drawing and creating works of art.

High School Subjects-Arts 846
Drawing & Painting 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an intermediate level studio course to introduce students to visual arts with an emphasis on learning to paint and create original art works. Students will employ a wide variety of materials and techniques as they explore the elements of art and principles of design. (Recommended for those who have completed Drawing and Painting 1.)

High School Subjects-Arts 847
Drawing & Painting 3
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an advanced studio level course to explore the world of visual art and to expand on techniques and the elements of art and principles of design. Emphasis will be on increasing drawing and painting skills and exploring new ways to create original artworks. (Recommended for those who have completed Drawing and Painting 1 and 2.)

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS-ENGLISH


High School Subjects-English 020
Literature Brought to Life
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides student with reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities through the study of literature. Literacy samples include novels, poetry, short stories, biographies, and essays.

High School Subjects-English 030
AP English 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Prepares students to take the Advanced Placement Examination. Colleges and universities give advanced placement and/or college credit based on the results of the AP examination. Areas of study include critical analysis of literature and writing assignments requiring focused practice on exposition, argument, personal narrative, and fictional or poetic forms.

High School Subjects-English 050
English Through Literature 11B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with the opportunity to study the literature of the United States from 1850-present. Language arts skills of reading, analysis, interpretation and writing are emphasized. Multi-media approaches are utilized. (Recommended for students who have completed English through Literature 11A.)

High School Subjects-English 051
English Through Literature 12B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with the opportunity to study some of the central work/authors in British and world literature. Language arts skills of reading, analysis, interpretation and writing are emphasized. Multi-media approaches are utilized. (Recommended for students who have completed English through Literature 12A.)

High School Subjects-English 062
Speech and Debate 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Presents an introduction to a range of oral communication topics, including interpretive, original, debate and spontaneous speeches. Students will demonstrate the ability to research, compose, deliver and critique speeches. Students will participate in competitive activities.

High School Subjects-English 063
English Through Literature 11A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Integrates language arts skills and reading analysis, interpretation, and writing through a literature-based curriculum. Survey course which allows the student an opportunity to study some of the central works in American literature. (Recommended for students who have completed 10th grade English or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-English 064
English Through Literature 12A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Integrates language arts skills and reading analysis, interpretation, and writing through world literature. This course allows the student to study some central works in world literature. (Recommended for students who have completed 11th grade English or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-English 066
English Fundamentals 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Reinforces and expands the basic concepts of sentence structure, vocabulary, grammar, parts of speech, and writing skills.

High School Subjects-English 067
English Fundamentals 3
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an intermediate English course that expands on vocabulary, parts of speech, and grammar to accelerate writing skills.

High School Subjects-English 068
English Fundamentals 4
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an advanced course in English vocabulary, grammar, parts of speech, writing skills, and general proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken.

High School Subjects-English 070
The Short Story
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces the student to the short story as a literary form so that the student will learn how the individual elements work together to present a theme of effect. The student will study the development of the short story and will read selected short stories from various periods.

High School Subjects-English 072
The Poetry
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces to poetry as a literary form. Examines the fundamentals of poetry through the reading of poetry of literary quality.

High School Subjects-English 076
The Novel
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces the student to the novel as a literary form and how the individual elements work together to present a theme. The student will select 2 novels from an annotated reading list for independent study, completing Dialectical Journal entries.

High School Subjects-English 083
Composition 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Gives instruction and practice in the communication of ideas in written form. Emphasis on mastery of sentence and paragraph skills, including organization in terms of unity, support, and coherence in an effective, well-supported, one page composition.

High School Subjects-English 084
Composition 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Prepares the student to write well-conceived and well-executed two page essays. Meets the composition proficiency requirement. (Recommended for students who have completed Composition 1 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-English 085
Composition 3
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Prepares college bound students with an advanced writing assignment that requires in-depth research culminating in the production of a minimum 15-page research term paper, including an outline and bibliography. (Recommended for students who have completed Composition 2 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-English 098
Building Vocabulary 3
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

An advanced vocabulary course that provides practice in using context clues to develop vocabulary, and includes practice in synonyms, antonyms, matching words with meaning, adding words to readings, analogies, and sentence writing. Builds reading comprehension skills and creates a strong vocabulary foundation that enables students to be better readers, writers, thinkers, and test-takers.

High School Subjects-English 201
Survey of English 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces students to the development of language arts skills through reading and active response to works of literature. Multi-media approaches are utilized.

High School Subjects-English 202
Survey of English 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Expands the development of language arts skills through reading and active response to works of literature. Multi-media approaches are utilized.

High School Subjects-English 203
Survey of English 3
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Explores the literature of the United States from the earliest English settlers to the present. Examines all genres as well as the characteristics of the various literary movements and their represented authors.

High School Subjects-English 204
Survey of English 4
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Integrates the language arts skills of reading, analysis, interpretation, and writing through literature. Examines central works in World and British Literature.

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS-MATH


High School Subjects-Math 101
AP Calculus Preparation 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Prepares student to take the Mathematics Advance Placement Examination-BC level. Colleges and universities give advanced placement and/or college credit based on the results of the AP examination. Areas of study include: functions, limits, continuity, and derivative series. The graphing calculator is used extensively in the course and on the AP examinations.

High School Subjects- Math 102
AP Calculus Preparation1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Prepares student to take the Mathematics Advance Placement Examination-BC level. Colleges and universities give advanced placement and/or college credit based on the results of the AP examination. Areas of study include: Integrals and polynomical approximations. The graphing calculator is used extensively in the course and on the AP examinations.

High School Subjects- Math 154
Pre Algebra A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Covers language, symbolism, and fundamental operations skills required to prepare students for success in Algebra 1. Number and operation sense, estimation skills, and the ability to judge reasonableness of results will be strengthened in the context of practical applications and problem solving.  (Recommended for students who have completed Math Fundamentals 1 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects- Math 155
Pre Algebra B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Covers language, symbolism, and fundamental operations skills required to prepare students for success in Algebra 1 and Geometry. Data analysis, spatial thinking, and the ability to judge reasonableness of results will be strengthened in the context of practical applications and problem solving. (Recommended for students who have completed Pre Algebra A or equivalent.)

High School Subjects- Math 156
Essential Mathematics 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with practice in math skills that are applicable to everyday situations. Percents, graphs, proportions, and units of measurement are included. (Recommended for students who have completed Math Fundamentals 1 and 2 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 157
Essential Mathematics 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with practice in basic computational skills of mathematics, algebra, and geometry. Practical applications are included. (Recommended for students who have completed Essential Mathematics 1 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 159
Math Fundamentals 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides instruction in the areas of decimals, percents, measurements and formulas, equations, ratios, and proportions. Provides learning activities which allow for remediation of difficulties and mastery of necessary skills. (Recommended for students who have completed Math Fundamentals 1 or equivalent or by diagnostic placement test.)

High School Subjects-Math 161
Pre-Calculus With Trigonometry 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Presents an introduction to trigonometry, analytical geometry, functional analysis, and algebraic techniques needed in preparation for the study of calculus. The graphing calculator is used extensively throughout this course. (Recommended for students by instructor or counselor placement.)

High School Subjects-Math 163
Algebra 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides instruction in sets, numbers, formulas, monomials, exponents, square root, the laws of the sign, bionomials, and simultaneous equations. (Recommended for students who have completed Math Fundamentals 2 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 164
Algebra 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides instruction in coordinate systems, graphing of linear equations, simultaneous equations of fractions, ratio, proportion, factoring, formulas, inequalities and square root. (Recommended for students who have completed Algebra 1A or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 165
Algebra 2A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with a course of study in: equations and inequalities, linear equations and functions, systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrices and determinants, quadratic functions, polynomials and polynomial functions, powers, roots and radicals. (Recommended for students who have completed Algebra 1B or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 166
Algebra 2B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with a course of study that includes: exponential and logarithmic functions, rational equations and functions, quadratic relations and conic sections, sequences and series, probability and statistics, trigonometric ratios and functions, trigonometric graphs. (Recommended for students who have completed Algebra 2A or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 167
Geometry A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

This course covers topics in basic geometry, reasoning and proofs, perpendicular and parallel lines, congruent triangles, properties of triangles, and quadrilaterals. (Recommended for students who have completed ten credits of Algebra.)

High School Subjects-Math 168
Geometry B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

This course covers topics in transformations, similarity, right triangles and trigonometry, circles, areas of polygons and circles, and surface area and volume. (Recommended for students who have completed Geometry A or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Math 180
Pre-Calculus With Trigonometry 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Extends the study of trigonometry, analytical geometry, functional analysis, and algebraic techniques needed in preparation for the study of calculus. The graphing calculator is used extensively throughout this course. (Recommended for students who have completed Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry 1A.)

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS-OTHER


High School Subjects-Other 005
Introduction to Child Development
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduction to Child Development and the field of Early Childhood Education. Acquaints students with basic concepts and vocabulary, including the exploration of teaching as a career path. A variety of instructional delivery methods will be used.

High School Subjects-Other 050
Basics of Leadership Part 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces applied leadership and self-development skills. Information will be presented in academic format, and students will be required to demonstrate mastery through participation in student-centered, hands-on activities. This course consists of ten stand alone lessons, moderated by counseling faculty.

High School Subjects-Other 201
Spanish 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Designed to help students develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing language skills through the study of the basic elements of the sound system, language patterns, and vocabulary. Emphasis will be placed upon listening and speaking activities; reading and writing activities will be introduced simultaneously. Cultural topics will be presented.

High School Subjects-Other 202
Basics of Leadership Part 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces applied leadership and self-development skills. Information will be presented in academic format, and students will be required to demonstrate mastery through participation in student-centered, hands-on activities. This course consists of ten stand alone lessons, moderated by counseling faculty.

High School Subjects-Other 501
Spanish 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Designed to help students develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing language skills through the study of the basic elements of the sound system, language patterns, and vocabulary. Emphasis will be placed upon listening and speaking activities; reading and writing activities will be introduced simultaneously. Cultural topics will be presented.

High School Subjects-Other 505
Spanish 2A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Designed to further develop the student’s control of the language through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities with emphasis being placed upon listening and speaking. Develops the student’s knowledge of cultural topics.

High School Subjects-Other 510
Spanish 2B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Designed to further develop the student’s control of the language through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities with emphasis being placed upon listening and speaking. Develops the student’s knowledge of cultural topics.

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS-READING


High School Subjects-Reading 010
Individualized Instruction in Reading
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Individualized delivery for the Reading Classes in the High School Subjects Diploma Program. Designed for the adult returning to finish work for a high school diploma. Courses included are: Building Reading Skills 1, Building Reading Skills 2, Reading Proficiency Development, and Reading Improvement.

High School Subjects-Reading 089
Reading Proficiency Development
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Enables students to become proficient in practical, content and reference skills as well as to improve general comprehension and vocabulary skills. This course is in preparation for the reading proficiency examination.

High School Subjects-Reading 090
Reading Improvement
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

This course concentrates on two main approaches to improve reading skills: speed reading, which increases the number of words that can be read in a minute, and use of reading strategies to extract information from a text in the most effective way possible. Students will advance and adjust their individual reading rates appropriate to purpose.

High School Subjects-Reading 093
Building Reading Skills 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an opportunity for reading development in word recognition, comprehension, study and content reading skills necessary for success in the High School Subjects program. Computer-aided instruction is included.

High School Subjects-Reading 094
Building Reading Skills 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an opportunity for skill development in word recognition, general and inferential comprehension, critical thinking and content reading skills necessary for success in the High School Subjects program. Computer-aided instruction is included.

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS - SCIENCE


High School Subjects-Science 100
Chemistry 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Extends the study of properties that can be used to identify matter and the techniques to measure those properties. Core topics include thermochemstry, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, and organic chemistry. (Recommended for students who have completed Chemistry 1A)

High School Subjects-Science 182
Physiology 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Develops an understanding of the structure and function of the system of the body and their relationships. Fundamental topics include structural and functional organization of the human body, cell-physiology, integration of skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Study of other organisms is included to complement an understanding of the human body.

High School Subjects-Science 183
Physiology 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Develops an understanding of the structure and function of the system of the body and their relationships. Fundamental topics include structural and functional organization of the human body circulatory system, respiratory system, digestive system, excretory system, endocrine system, and reproductive system. (Recommended for students who have completed Physiology 1A or the equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Science 184
Chemistry 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Presents the introduction to the study of properties that can be used to identify matter and the techniques to measure those properties. The process of science for obtaining and analyzing information will be stressed. Measurement and mathematics will be emphasized.

High School Subjects-Science 188
Earth Science 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides instruction in the principles and concepts of earth science. The earth's matter and features will be examined.

High School Subjects-Science 189
Life Science 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Surveys the principles and concepts of life science, including the study of organisms and their environment. Cells, animals, plans, protests, human life, heredity, and ecology will be examined.

High School Subjects-Science 190
Physical Science
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Surveys the principles and concepts of physical science including matter, energy and their relationship. Examines measurement and motion, classification of matter and light, sound and energy.

High School Subjects-Science 192
Basic Science 1
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Surveys basic principles and concepts of general science including both earth and life science. Examines the universe and our planet's place in the universe. Discusses water, air, plants animals, the human body, and health.

High School Subjects-Science 193
Basic Science 2
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Surveys basic priciples and concepts of physical science. Examines force and energy, thermal energy and heat, magnetism and electricity, light, sound, matter and radioactivity.

High School Subjects-Science 196
Health Science
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides a basic foundation in personal health, nutrition, body functions, first aid and community health.

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS – SOCIAL SCIENCE


High School Subjects-Social Science 215
Introduction to Economics
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Introduces the basic concepts of economics. Explores the basic questions of every economic system. Examines money, the role of consumers, workers, business, and governments.

High School Subjects-Social Science 216
World Cultures 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an overview of the historical and cultural evolution of various regions with the an emphasis on the nature of emerging leadership and contemporary challenge. Geography, history, social organizations, religion, economic life, political trends, and global relations and influences represent critical elements of study. Regions of study include Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

High School Subjects-Social Science 217
World Cultures 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an overview of the historical and cultural evolution of various regions. Geography, history, social organizations, religion, economic life, political trends, and global relations and influences represent critical elements of study. Regions of study include Southeast Asia, China/Japan/Korea, India, and Russia and the Independent States. (Recommended for students who have completed World Cultures 1A of the equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Social Science 218
U.S. History 1: Colonization to Industrialization
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Surveys events, movements, and personalities in United States history from colonial period through reconstruction, westward expansion, and industrialization. Includes immigration, plight of Native and African Americans, reform movements, and geographical influences on the history of the United States.

High School Subjects-Social Science 219
The Shaping of Modern America
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Examines United States history from the beginning of industrialization to the present. Emphasizes the emergence of America on the international economic, geographical, social, and political scene. (Recommended for students who have completed U.S. History 1 or equivalent.)

High School Subjects-Social Science 222
Government 1: Federal Government
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Examines the development of the Federal Government from colonial times, the structure of the contemporary government, and the economic, social and political influence on American citizens and their civic duties and responsibilities.

High School Subjects-Social Science 223
Government 2: California State / Local Government
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Examines the diversity of California’s geography, economy, and population, as well as knowledge of California’s history, and constitutional development. Explores voters’ roles in state and local politics.

High School Subjects-Social Science 224
World Geography 1A
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides a basic foundation for understanding physical geography and the cultural and economic variables in relationship with the earth and its history. Introduces North America, Latin America, Europe and Russia. Includes geography skills such as map reading, interpretation of graphs and diagrams, and map identification. 

High School Subjects-Social Science 225
World Geography 1B
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides an overview of certain areas of the world in terms of their physical, cultural, historical, and economic geography. Introduces North Africa, the Middle East, Africa south of the Sahara, the Asian Region, and the Pacific World. Includes geography skills such as map reading, interpreting graphs, and analyzing data from a chart. (Recommended for students who have completed World Geography 1A or equivalent.)

High School Subjects - Social Science 228
World History
Credit(s): 5 | Class Hours: 72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Offers the student a chronological understanding of world history in a sequence of events from the time before hominids became fully human, to the introduction to the new millennium.  Addresses culture and geography in the context of world history.