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World History

Grade Level: 9-12
Required: One year - 2 credits
Prerequisites: None

This is a survey course covering history from the cradle civilizations to the Industrial Revolution. Emphasis is on human concerns through history, and how different groups face these universal concerns.

United States History

Grade Level: 10
Required: One year - 2 credits
Prerequisites None

This is a survey of U.S. history from Reconstruction to the present. The emphasis is on how we grow and develop while facing change and challenge.

Grade Level: 11
Required: One semester - 1 credit
Prerequisites: None

This course introduces students to the basic economic principles. Emphasis is placed on the decision-making process and personal consumer skills. 

Economics

Grade Level: 11
Required: One semester - 1 credits
Prerequisites None

This course introduces students to the basic economic principles. Emphasis is placed on the decision-making process and personal consumer skills.

Government

Grade Level: 11
Required: One Semester - 1 credit
Prerequisites: None

This course introduces the structure and functions of the federal, state, and local governments in the United States. Emphasis is placed upon constitutional principles; the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government; state and local government structure; and the political process. Knowledge and skills are taught so that one may be a full participant in the political community.



Introduction to Law

Grade Level: 9-12
Elective: One Semester - 1 credit
Prerequisites: None

This course will give students a general overview of the legal system and criminal justice. Topics covered include the lawmaking process, the judicial system, criminal law, civil law, consumer law, housing law, and individual rights and liberties. Individual instruction, group instruction, media, technology and case review will all be a part of this class.

Current Events

Grade Level: 9-12
Elective: One Semester - 1 credit
Prerequisites: None

This course will focus on topics that are impacting people on a local, state-wide, national and global level, focusing on the events that hit the news headlines day after day.  We will analyze U.S. foreign and domestic policies and how they affect us on a daily basis.  This class will also cover the political spectrum, hot button topics, and the viewpoints of news production agencies around the world and how/if they affect the outcomes of world events.  Self-guided research along with technology will be used extensively in this class.
 
 
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