Finish high school strong. Enter college prepared.
In this course you'll learn about anatomy and physiology of the brain through studying the effects of drugs of abuse, while gaining a general understanding of the behavioral neuroscience field. You’ll learn about the basic anatomy of the neuron, the difference between neurons and glial cells, examples of each type of cell, and the ways in which drugs alter the functioning of the cell.
Beginning with Emancipation, the course traces the evolution of black culture and identity and the continuing struggle for freedom and equality. Topics include the tragedies and triumphs of Reconstruction,interracial violence, black political and institutional responses to racism and violence, the Harlem Renaissance, jazz, blues, and the civil rights and black power movements. You will write and edit essays based on key themes in the films and readings.
Twice a week in the evenings, you and your fellow Camp 4 Scholars will take studio art classes. In the past, these sessions have created sculptures in metal and stone, large public art installations, and pottery. Our instructors aim to incorporate what you are learning in your academic classes to experience an interdisciplinary approach to creativity.