AP Psychology (S3653) AP Psychology is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental process of human beings and other animals. The course stresses critical thinking, reading and writing within the context of scientific methodology and questioning.
Sociology P (S3654) This is a class about us! Sociology is the study of many aspects of society, including culture, socialization, social interaction, deviance, social class, gender, race and ethnicity, and social institutions such as the family.
Social Justice P (S3958) Students will learn and develop skills that address complex local and cultural problems through rigorous, multi-disciplinary course work. The course enables students to link classroom learning to the larger world through interactions with leaders in the local community, international organizations, social action research projects, marketing, campaigning and other opportunities.
Visual and Performing Arts Acting I P (B6572) Build your self-confidence, polish your expressive skills, explore your creativity and have fun, all at the same time! Through theatre games, improvisation, and voice and movement work, you will become more comfortable performing onstage, discover how to make acting choices and learn how to create characters for scenes and monologues.
Advanced Acting P (B6574) Advanced Acting P (B6574) Recommendation: Acting I and /or approval of instructor. Refine your acting skills, broaden your understanding of theatre art, and deepen your analytical skills and appreciation of the process of creating theatre. We will explore various theatrical genres, practice different action styles, and learn the fundamentals of directing and theatre technology. Possible units include adaptation and playwriting.
Drama Production P (B6576) Recommendation: Audition (if you want to act) or approval of instructor. Explore the art of theatre by participating in the production and performance process! Be in the cast or on the crew of a Fall SDA theatre production and earn Visual and Performing Arts credit. This course is designed to provide a deeper understanding of drama through the
creative process of theatre production and performance.
Class will require after school
weekend work on the play.
All Students are required to do technical work on the show.
Musical Theater Production P (B6577) Recommendation: Audition (if you want to act) or approval of instructor. Explore the art of musical theatre by participating in the production and performance process! Be in the cast or on the crew of a Spring SDA musical and earn visual and Performing Arts credit. Class will require after school and weekend work on the musical. All students are required to do technical work on the show.
Costume History and Design (B6578) Learn about the history of clothes, the elements of design and their application to theatre productions! Analyze plays through a designer's eyes, create two and three-dimensional designs, and develop actual costume designs that serve as pieces of practical visual art.
Technical Theater (K7556) Learn about producing, directing and stage managing; set design, construction and scene painting; lighting, sound and props design; costume and makeup design; and publicity and program design. Get hands-on experience in the technical aspects of theatre art!
Cartooning (B6558) Cartooning/Animation. Learn the fundamental basics of drawing cartoons, along with projects of making your own comic strip and mini-comic. The second half of the course focuses on animation that uses old school techniques mixed with new school computer methods.