- A.L. Brown High
- NCSSM (IVC) Honors Forensic Science
- NCSSM (IVC) Honors Genetics and Biotechnology
- Honors African American Studies
- Honors Global Public Health & Infectious Disases This course provides an introduction to a range of topics and issues in public health with an emphasis on global public health. Some possible topics of discussion include the health and welfare of women and children in low-income countries, the impact of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases across the globe, food insecurity and malnutrition, demographic transition and immigration, global fertility and mortality, the stigma of mental health, and occupational health. This course will also address a number of impactful case studies and controversies in health and biomedical ethics. This interdisciplinary course requires complex reasoning and critical thinking skills, extensive use of technology, communication and problem-solving skills. Strong writing skills are imperative. Prerequisite(s): Grade Level: 10-12 Completion of Language Arts/ English with a grade of "A".
- Honors Race, Ethics, and Leadership Students study profiles of leadership in relationship to racial justice and equality. They also acquire a knowledge of ethics and apply that knowledge to historical and contemporary issues involving racial identity and racial justice in the United States. Topics addressed in the course include mass incarceration, race-based medicine, eugenics, racial profiling, gerrymandering, stereotype threat, racial privilege, and cultural appropriation. Course materials and activities include readings, discussions, video clips, and guest speakers. Prerequisite(s): Grade Level: 10-12
- Honros Connected Computing: Solving Global Challenges with Code In this applied computer science course students will use sensors and portable computers (Raspberry Pi boards and Arduinos) to design wearable technologies and use computer code, including Python, to control them and manipulate the data they generate. There will be an emphasis on solving societal problems with current technologies throughout the course, and we will meet several pioneers in person to interview them alongside our own work. A portion of the class will be dedicated to health and wellness applications using wearable technologies and another portion of the class will be dedicated to animal perception experiences that increase awareness of conservation issues and empathy for global management of environmental resources. Prerequisite(s): Grade Level: 10-12