Boston SMS Course

PSYCHOLOGY I – General Topics in Psychology

  • SOCIAL STUDIES ELECTIVES
  • ACP

This course is a basic introduction to psychology that focuses on the following areas: experimental methods, infant and child development, adolescent development, learning theories, sensation, and perception.

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AP U.S. HISTORY

  • SOCIAL STUDIES ELECTIVES
  • AP

The AP U.S. History course focuses on developing students’ understanding of American history from approximately 1491 to the present. The course has students investigate the content of U.S. history for significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in nine historical periods and develop and use the same thinking skills and methods (analyzing primary and secondary sources, […]

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

  • SOCIAL STUDIES ELECTIVES
  • ACP

This course emphasizes the foundations of government, institutions of government, and political behavior in the United States. The course begins with review and study of the Constitution and political landscape. Later, focus will be given to political behaviors—including an in-depth look at political parties, voting, elections, and the campaign process. Students are expected to read […]

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MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY

  • SOCIAL STUDIES ELECTIVES
  • ACP

This course will allow students to examine the many facets that contribute to shaping the course of modern European nations, including political, military, religious and geographical reform. Students will examine the revolutions that changed the nature of government in France, Italy, Germany and Russia, as well as the impact that these revolutions had upon other […]

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WORLD HISTORY THROUGH FILM

  • SOCIAL STUDIES ELECTIVES
  • ACP

This course is designed to examine some basic concepts in world history using films. Such topics as imperialism, militarism, revolution, religious protest, exploration, ethnic cleansing, slavery, totalitarianism, and Communism may be covered.

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