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Introduction to Investments

Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

Simulate the work of investors & employ the tools, theories & decision-making that define smart investment in this Online High School Investments Class.

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Social Psychology

Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

Social psychology examines how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others.

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CS I: Computational Thinking

Online Computation Thinking and Logic Course High School
Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

This Online Computational Thinking Course focuses on thinking like a computer scientist & understanding how computer scientists define &solve problems.

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Creative Nonfiction Writing

Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023

This course focuses on the art of shaping real experiences into powerful narratives. Students will examine diverse professional examples of the relevant and evolving genre of creative nonfiction while developing their own original works, reflecting stories from their lives and from the communities around them.

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Game Theory

Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

Do you play games? Ever wonder if you’re using “the right” strategy? What makes one strategy better than another? In this course, we’ll explore a branch of mathematics known as game theory, which answers these questions and many more.

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Bioethics

Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

Ethics is the study of what one should do as an individual and as a member of society. In this course students will evaluate ethical issues related to medicine and the life sciences.

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Abnormal Psychology

Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

This Abnormal Psychology Course focuses on a variety of atypical psychiatric disorders, helping students understand symptoms, diagnoses & treatments.

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Fiction Writing

Best Online Fiction Writing Courses High School
Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 2 2022-2023

This Online Fiction Writing Course connects students interested in creative writing & provides a space for supportive & constructive feedback.

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9/11 in a Global Context

political science and international relations
Semester 2 2022-2023

In this course, students explore the causes of the 9/11 attacks, the events of the day itself, and its aftermath locally, nationally, and around the world.

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Genocide & Human Rights

Summer 1 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023

Students in this course study several of the major genocides of the 20th century (Armenian, the Holocaust, Cambodian, and Rwandan), analyze the role of the international community in responding to and preventing further genocides (with particular attention to the Nuremberg tribunals), and examine current human rights crises around the world.

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Medical Problem Solving I

pre med programs for high school students
Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

In this class, students enhance critical thinking skills by collaboratively solving medical mystery cases, similar to the approach used in many medical schools.

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Introduction to Psychology

psychology lessons
Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

In this Online Psychology Course, students explore three central psychological perspectives: the behavioral, the cognitive & the sociocultural.

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Global Health

Semester 1 2022-2023

What makes people sick? What social and political factors lead to the health disparities we see both within our own community and on a global scale? What are the biggest challenges in global health and how might they be met? Using an interdisciplinary approach to address these questions, this course hopes to improve students' health literacy through an examination of the most significant public-health challenges facing today's global population.

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Race & Society

Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

What is race? Is it something we’re born with? Is it an idea that society imposes on us? An identity we perform? These are just a few of the questions that students in this course will explore together as they approach the concept of race as a social construct.

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International Relations

Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

In this course, you will go beyond the soundbites and menacing headlines to explore the context, causes, and consequences of the most pressing global issues of our time.

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Introduction to Legal Thinking

Summer 1 2021-2022, Summer 2 2021-2022, Semester 1 2022-2023, Semester 2 2022-2023

Inspired by GOA’s popular Medical Problem Solving series, this course uses a case-based approach to give students a practical look into the professional lives of lawyers and legal thinking.

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