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In the International Studies program, students are concerned about major political, economic, social, and cultural issues that dominate the media and the international agenda. Students will explore various regions of the World; exploring languages, cultures and religions of the different people groups. Concentrations include International Politics, Homeland Security, World History, Cultures, Religions and Geography, Economics, World Languages, and Global Studies. Students study interdisciplinary concentrations which will prepare them for future studies at the university level. Careers in government, diplomacy, and humanitarian organizations value students with strong international studies backgrounds.

Recommended Program of Study

Grade 9

  1. English I
  2. Integrated Math I
  3. Integrated Science I
  4. Geography/Civics*
  5. Physical Education/Health
  6. World Cultures & World Religions
  7. World Language
  8. Elective

Grade 10

  1. English II
  2.  Integrated Math II
  3. Biology
  4. Economics
  5. Physical Ed/Drivers Ed/ 10th Seminar
  6. Military History & Sociology
  7. Elective
  8. World Language

Grade 11

  1. English III
  2. Integrated Math III
  3. Science course
  4. US History
  5. World Language
  6. Applied Legal Studies
  7. African American Studies 
  8. Elective

Grade 12

  1. English IV
  2. Mathematics class
  3. A.P. Economics
  4. World Language
  5. World History (CP or AP)
  6. Contemporary World Views
  7. Elective
  8. Elective

Additional courses or electives that relate to this major:

*Honors students will take AP Human Geography their freshman year, along with a semester of Civics and a semester elective.

  • Psychology (H or AP)
  • Jr ROTC
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice