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Dublin High Social Science: Academic Decathlon

ACADEMIC DECATHLON

Grade Level: 10-12

Length: 1 semester, taught 7th period in the Fall

Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation

Graduation: Elective credit

College prep: CSU/UC elective credit, students will also receive 4 GE units from CSU

This course includes the study of major historical and cultural movements and their relationship to Economics,Literature, Music, Social Science, Art, and Science. Students use critical-thinking skills to research, organize and usedata collected from a variety of sources for essays, as well as prepared and impromptu speeches regarding their fieldof study. This is a highly challenging academic course that includes academic competition. Much time is requiredoutside of school for research and competitions, including Saturdays.

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