Subjects That Should Be Taught in Schools for the 21st Century

The subjects in parenthesis are included under the umbrella of the numbered subject but not limited to those subjects.

 

Practical Skills

  1. Study skills
  2. Social skills
  3. Personal finance
  4. Romantic relationships
  5. Survival
  6. Home repair
  7. Car repair
  8. Credit
  9. Cooking
  10. The Bible
  11. Manners
  12. Guns
  13. Finding a job
  14. The healthcare system
  15. Hygiene
  16. Mental health
  17. Physical health
  18. Self-defense
  19. First aid
  20. Time management
  21. Self-awareness
  22. Skepticism
  23. Inventing
  24. Multicultural theology
  25. Sports
  26. Negotiation/debate
  27. Business
  28. Woodwork
  29. Accounting
  30. Career paths
  31. Leadership/management
  32. Teaching

 

Art

  1. Music (listening, playing, composing, recording, theory, history)
  2. Dance (performance, choreography, history)
  3. Television (criticism, creation)
  4. Theater (acting, directing, history, playwriting, puppetry, stage design)
  5. Film (animation, criticism, filmmaking, theory, live action)
  6. Fine arts (graphic arts: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture)
  7. Applied arts (mixed media, printmaking, studio art, architecture)
  8. Design (fashion, user experience, graphic, product)

 

Technology

  1. Agronomy (agricultural science)
  2. Computer science (information technology)
  3. Engineering
  4. Medicine

 

Science

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Earth and space sciences (environmentalism)
  4. Mathematics
  5. Physics

 

Social sciences

  1. Economics
  2. The law
  3. Politics (government)
  4. Psychology
  5. Sociology

 

Humanities

  1. Geography
  2. History (natural, modern, economic, intellectual, political, scientific, world)
  3. Languages (english, linguistics, foreign languages, latin roots)
  4. Literature (comparative, theory, poetry, world, speed reading)
  5. Writing (fiction, non-fiction, journalism)
  6. Philosophy (history, logic, political, metaphysics, applied, schools, ethics)

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