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Social Science Course Listings:

 

American History

Required

Grade: 11

Full Year - American History is how our nation was created through war, transformation, reform, expansion, prosperity, and crisis. The class will start will the European Expansion and end with the Bush Administration.

Civics

Required

Grade: 9

Civics is an overview of rights, duties and privileges of being a United States Citizen. Units being covered include but not limited to: Foundations of American Citizenship; Rights and Responsibilities; National, State and Local Government.

Geograpy

Required

Grade: 9

Semester - Geography is an overview natural environments of the world. Physical features, climates, biomes, and natural resources will also be emphasized.

Government

Required

Grade: 12

The purpose of this course is to give students a strong foundation of the principles our Founding Fathers intended. We will discuss the U.S. Constitution and the intentions behind the articles and amendments. This course will also require students to look at primary documents and their significance. Students will learn about our Government today; how it operates, passes bills, works with the public good, and how it is seen in their everyday life.

Pre-requisites: Civics, History

Psychology

Elective

Grade: 11 or 12

The purpose of this course is to give students a basic understanding of the brain and its thought processing. We will do experiments and group activities in relation to how people react to different stimuli. This class focuses on process of thinking and its basic elements. We will also study and test some of the theories on the functions of the brain.

Pre-requisites: Must be a Junior or Senior

Sociology

Elective

Grade: 11 or 12

The purpose of this course is to give students a basic understanding of relationships. We will look at human interaction, deviancy, cultural diversity, adaptation, our social structure, others’ points of view and other civilizations. This class is intended to help students strengthen positive relationships with others and deal with conflict.

Pre-requisites: Must be a Junior or Senior

 

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