Student Courses

Social Sciences

9/11 in a Global Context

political science and international relations
Summer, Semester 2

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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Business Problem Solving

Semester 1

Students in this course will tackle real-world problems facing businesses large and small in today’s fast changing global marketplace where radical reinvention is on the minds of many business leaders.

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Climate Change and Global Inequality

Semester 2

Nowhere is the face of global inequality more obvious than in climate change, where stories of climate-driven tragedies and the populations hit hardest by these disasters surface in every news cycle. In this course students will interrogate the causes and effects of climate change, and the public policy debates surrounding it.

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Entrepreneurship in a Global Context

Semester 2

In this experiential course students develop an understanding of entrepreneurship in today’s global market; employ innovation, design, and creative solutions for building a viable business model; and learn to develop, refine, and pitch a new start-up.

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Gender Studies

Semester 2

This course uses the concept of gender to examine a range of topics and disciplines that might include: feminism, gay and lesbian studies, women’s studies, popular culture, and politics.

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Genocide & Human Rights

Semester 2

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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International Relations

Semester 1

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 Investments

Summer, Semester 1

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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Introduction to Legal Thinking

Semester 1

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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Macroeconomics

Semester 2

Students will learn to better understand how to measure national economic activity with concepts like gross domestic product, unemployment and inflation and the strengths and weaknesses of these statistics.

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Microeconomics

microeconomics online
Summer, Semester 1

In this microeconomic theory course, students learn how consumers and producers interact to form a market and then how and why the government may intervene.

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Race & Society

Semester 1

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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