History 2

HIS2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Warner

Prerequisites

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 1, or achieved fewer than 12 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.
You should have done either ENG1, HIS1, GEO1, or PSY1


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Why Study History?


History is the study of events and people who have shaped the world we live in.
- The 1960's: music, politics, conflict, and the space race.
- The Holocaust
- NZ Natural Disasters and effects
- Conspiracy theories


Course Overview

Term 1
Research assessment based upon upon a local natural disaster.

Term 2
The 1960's: music, politics, conflict, and the space race.
Conspiracy theory internal.

Term 3
The rise of the Nazi party and the Holocaust.
Perspectives internal.

Term 4
Revision and external examination focus.

Learning Areas:

Humanities



Pathway

Classical Studies 3, Geography 3, History 3, Psychology 3

History leads to a wide array of careers. These include law, teaching, journalism, policy analyst, research and marketing, government advisory positions, criminology, and media consultancy.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 (overnight field trip).


Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work, Survey Tech