Take Global Issues/International Law or AP Comparative Government.
The Global Issues/International Law course provides a foundation for understanding major global issues that are shaping the future. Global Issues will consist of a study of the global crisis map, both present and recent past crises, including political, military, cultural/ethnic, environmental, economic, race, and gender-related issues. International Law will cover topics such as international humanitarian law/law of armed conflict, law of the sea and air space, the functioning of the United Nations (including when law and morality appear to conflict), law relating to combating terrorism, and law related to interrogation and torture. Students may also take AP Comparative Government and Politics their senior year. This course focuses on government forms and practices outside of the United States.
Travel abroad and conduct field research.
Travel abroad, conduct field research and complete a capstone project designed to investigate other cultures and societies in an authentic way, while making new connections and exploring global issues. For the capstone project, students will choose and investigate one of the United Nations Development Programme's 17 Sustainable Development Goals -- related to topics like poverty, governance, environment, gender equality, and energy -- in a country of their choice.
Present a capstone project to the community.
Create, conduct, and present a capstone project to the Darlington and Greater Rome communities. Students will engage the community in a question-and-answer session about their research and experiences.