AP WORLD HISTORY
In AP World History: Modern, students investigate significant events, individuals, developments, and processes from 1200 to the present. Students develop and use the same skills, practices, and methods employed by historians: analyzing primary and secondary sources; developing historical arguments; making historical connections; and utilizing reasoning about comparison, causation, and continuity and change over time. The course provides six themes that students explore throughout the course in order to make connections among historical developments in different times and places: humans and the environment, cultural developments and interactions, governance, economic systems, social interactions and organization, and technology and innovation.
Pre-calculus is a two-semester course. Successful completion of Algebra II is a pre-requisite for this course. Pre-calculus topics emphasize the characteristics of elementary real functions. These characteristics include algebraic and graphical analysis, inequalities, absolute values, logarithms, trigonometry of real numbers, plane analytical geometry, polar coordinates, complex numbers and the binomial theorem. The TI-83/84 graphing calculator will be used throughout the course.Enter your text here...
This coursework is meant to provide students with a chance to earn advanced credit towards college via the AP exam in May. Students in the course will get exposure to concepts of chemistry on an initial college level that is added on to Regents chemistry.
Instructional time is spent where students engage in lab investigations and classwork that require the students to use inquiry and reasoning skills, collect data, analyze the data, create models and representations, as well as the applying of mathematical skills through equations, and short responses.Enter your text here...
This is a general chemistry course in science designed to help students prepare for their NYS Chemistry Regents Exam in June. In this course, students will be focusing on the foundational knowledge and skills needed to understand what matter is, such as its properties, composition, behavior, and reactions.
Key topics covered revolve around the main ideas of the structure and properties of matter, chemical bonding and interactions, chemical quantities and reactions, and chemical transformations. This includes a required 1200 minutes of laboratory work in the curriculum.Enter your text here...
Intro to Law
Interdisciplinary Studies: American Legal History and Human Development
Law and Journalism
This year-long 11th grade course is designed to provide each student of USH with the opportunity to examine historical developments as a tool for formulating solutions to current and practical American problems! This course will cover United States history from its pre-colonial period beginning in c. 1492 to the present. Included in the course is a strong emphasis on social, political, economic and contemporary issues. There are specific skills we will focus on developing this year, including analytical writing, document analysis, Cornell notetaking, group seminars, and a large amount of focused reading. All of these skills are absolutely necessary for success in college and future professions. At the end of this year long course all students will have the opportunity to take the AP US History Exam on Friday, May 10th, 2024 and NYS regents examination on Tuesday, June 18th, 2024.