Requirements for the Global Studies Recognition
Last updated: August, 2019
- Students must meet all of the regular requirements for graduation from ANS.
- Students must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to receive the certificate upon graduation from ANS.
- Students must participate in at least one academic international travel experience organized by ANS, and approved by Mrs. Lopez (e.g. HACIA Democracy, Model United Nations, Global Issues Network (GIN), or Operation Smile LEA Conference)
- Students will take three classes from the approved AP list & three classes from the approved elective list (found below).
- Of the six classes taken from the approved AP and elective lists, at least four classes must be from the same field of study (STEAM or Liberal Arts).
- Students must earn the service cord by completing a minimum of 100 hours of approved community service by the end of twelfth grade.
- Students must earn a mastery level completion on the Senior Capstone Project, in alignment to the core value of Global Awareness, as co-evaluated by the Global Studies coordinator.
Approved AP List
AP Environmental Science
AP Studio Art
AP English Literature
AP Spanish Literature
AP U.S. History
AP Comparative Politics & Government
AP Human Geography
Approved Electives List*
*The Global Studies Coordinator reserves the right to update the course offering approved as upper-level electives on an annual basis.