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SOCIOLOGY Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Course Credit: ½ credit, 5 periods/week, one semester Description: This course is designed to describe sociological concepts, examine the basic structures and functioning of society, and consider current social problems. Social problems considered vary according to class interests, but represent problems associated with social stability, minorities, and the individual in society. Students are required to read a number of scholarly articles related to the field of sociology and review them critically. Class materials include a basic text, a variety of current articles from the field, community resource persons, and student research. Prerequisite: None Fee: None NOTE: This course may not be substituted for required social studies courses

PHILOSOPHY Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Course Credit: ½ credit, 5 periods/week, one semester Description: Philosophy is a class that challenges not only your intuition, critical thinking skills, and understanding of others, but also your own beliefs. In studying such renowned philosophers such as Plato, Socrates, David Hume, and Rene Descartes, students are exposed to an entirely new level of interpretation, problem solving, and verbal debate and discussion skills. With such an incredible class atmosphere, this course makes you think about, and subsequently question, ideas that you had automatically accepted in the past; furthermore, in depth discussions and class debates may even lead you to question some of your more deeply-rooted personal ‘philosophies.’ In essence, Philosophy is not just a class that teaches you how to find a voice in the crowd and accept the perspectives of others, but it is also an exceptional opportunity to learn more about yourself. Prerequisite: None Fee: None NOTE: This course may not be substituted for required social studies courses.

LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Course Credit: ½ credit, 5 periods/week, one semester Description: This course provides an overview of the legal system of Ohio and the United States. Topics include legal foundation, criminal law, juvenile justice, civil law, contract law, business law, and family law. Students will be able to apply the concepts learned in class to real-life case studies in order to foster an understanding of how the law works in our daily lives. Prerequisite: None Fee: None NOTE: This course may not be substituted for required social studies courses.

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2019-20 Mariemont High School Course Description Guide  

Mariemont High School Course Description Guide for the 2019-20 school year

2019-20 Mariemont High School Course Description Guide  

Mariemont High School Course Description Guide for the 2019-20 school year