HUMANITIES COURSES FOR 2016-2017

GEOLIT (1101, 04001)

Recommended Grade Level: 9    Prerequisite: None     Honors Option Available: Yes

Meets the UC/CSU "A" and "B" requirement

GeoLit combines California and national content standards for Geography and 9th Grade English Language Arts. While the sequence of topics is largely driven by English Language Arts standards, the depth of the course is through the National Geography Standards aligned with the California state Social Studies Framework.  Students are assessed in all BHS Schoolwide Learning Outcomes throughout the year. Geolit integrates the following A-G courses into a single integrated course that happens across two class periods: 

GEOGRAPHY AND ENGLISH 9

WORLD STUDIES (01102, 04051)

Recommended Grade Level: 10    Prerequisite: None     Honors Option Available: Yes

Meets the UC/CSU "A" and "B" requirement

World Studies combines California and national content standards for 10th Grade English Language Arts and Modern World History. . While the sequence of topics is largely driven by history standards, the course is focused on college ready writing skills that lean heavily on ELA content, and students are assessed in all BHS Schoolwide Learning Outcomes.  World Studies integrates the following A-G courses into a single integrated course that happens across two class periods: 

WORLD HISTORY AND ENGLISH 10

AMERICAN STUDIES (01103, 04103)

Recommended Grade Level: 11    Prerequisite: None     Honors Option Available: Yes

Meets the UC/CSU "A" and "B" requirement

American Studies combines California and national content standards for 11th Grade English Language Arts and United States History. While the sequence of topics is largely driven by history standards, the course is focused on college ready writing skills that lean heavily on ELA content, and students are assessed in all BHS Schoolwide Learning Outcomes.  American Studies integrates the following A-G courses into a single integrated course that happens across two class periods:

US HISTORY  and ENGLISH 11