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WHY STUDY ART & HUMANITIES?

   If you say you want to study the Arts, most people will have no problem understanding what you’re talking about. They know that your work could end up in museums or on the stage, and might include painting, sculpture, music, theater and dance.

   But the Humanities are trickier to define, because a wide range of very different fields can all be gathered under this wide umbrella. According to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Humanities are “disciplines of memory and imagination, telling us where we have been and helping us envision where we are going.” A simpler way of saying it might be that the Humanities are the subjects that deal with what it means to be human and on the uniquely human
ways we experience the world.

   Courses in the Arts and Humanities will give you a great foundation for a lot of different careers. Students who study these disciplines learn to think critically, to express themselves clearly, and to analyze new information. These qualities lead to a high degree of professional flexibility and
adaptability. Center High School has several options if you are interested in this endorsement!

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

This endorsement may be earned through:

  • 5 social studies courses
  • 4 levels of the same language other than English
  • 2 levels of the same language other than English and 2 levels of a different language other than English
  • 4 levels of American sign language
  • A coherent sequence of 4 credits from one or two categories in fine arts
  • 4 English elective credits selected from the following: English IV; Independent Study in English; Literary
    Genres; Creative Writing; Research and Technical Writing; Humanities; Communications Applications; or
    AP English Literature and Composition
  • A student pursuing an arts and humanities endorsement who has the written permission of the student’s parent or guardian may substitute a course, not required for completion of requirements for the Foundation High School Program, selected from: ELA, Social Studies, Languages other than English or
    Fine Arts.

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