Fitch High School students will have access to five new elective courses this fall. The Board of Education received a summary of the curriculums during its meeting July 30.
In addition, the classes are outlined in a memo by Interim Superintendent Randall Collins, posted on the school district website.
They new classes are:
- Advanced Digital Photography: Teaches photography and how to build a portfolio. Students must take Digital Photography first.
- Economics: Teaches macroeconomics, microeconomics and trends in global markets.
- Horror Stories: Teaches how fear is used in literature, art, film and video to attract and hold an audience. Incorporates lessons in psychology and history.
- Math in Sports and Gaming: Uses data from professional sports teams to look at team and player performance. Class will also use algebra, geometry, probability and statistics to have students design fantasy teams and a stadium.
- Psychology: Teaches basic theories of psychology about human behavior, development and memory. Students will also study major parts of the human brain.