MEHS Classes‎ > ‎

Pacific Rim

Return to Classes | Return to MEHS Staff | Home Page
Class Name: Pacific Rim
Taught By: Yi Zhang Michael Hay
Description: Course Prerequisites: Junior or Senior Graduation Requirements Met:  This one credit course is required for graduation as part of the Pacific Rim emphasis of Mt. Edgecumbe High School. It incorporates aspects of the humanities and social sciences and is a specific, unique credit required of MEHS graduates.   Course Description:  This class will emphasize the increasing interrelationships between Alaska and Pacific Rim countries.  Topics such as politics, physical and cultural geography of Japan, China, Korea, Australia and other Pacific Rim countries will be the focus.  The course will also focus on cultural similarities and differences through history, literature, traditions, life-style, beliefs, and arts.