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History & Political Science

At Summer Discovery, gain a broad understanding of history and politics in the US and the world. With courses ranging from Art History to History of the United States Government, or International Relations to Foreign Policy; you have the opportunity to further your general education, get introduced to ideas, and become well cultured. As stated by Marcus Garvey, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” With the Summer Discovery experience, you’ll go down in history.

Unique opportunities offered by Summer Discovery

Improve your knowledge of history and politics through site visits, group discussions, readings and critical thinking. Our courses will strengthen your political and historical awareness and will prepare you for college and beyond.

OUR HANDS-ON HISTORY AND POLITICS PROGRAMS MAY ALLOW STUDENTS TO:

  • Understand issues and dilemmas facing the world today
  • Prepare for more in-depth work in history and politics
  • Keep track of world-wide political trends
  • …and more

Your experience at Summer Discovery will make you a more well-rounded, knowledgeable individual with enhanced academic and life skills.

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