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American History: Founding Principles, Civics & Economics 42092X0A
This course begins with the historical foundations of civil, political, and economic activism that created our nation, state, and localities. It empowers students to become politically and economically active and responsible citizens of the twenty-first century. Civics and Economics, recommended for grade ten, develops the foundations for United States History by examining the early historical period of the nation, its founding documents, the Federalist Papers, and the formation of the United States as a nation state.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
American History: Founding Principles, Civics & Economics - Honors 42095X0A
This challenging, higher level course will cover the Civics and Economics curriculum in greater complexity and at a faster pace than the standard course. Students may have to devote additional time and effort to this honors course. It is suggested that students have a teacher recommendation before registering for this course. Honors credit will be awarded for this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
World History 43032X0A
World History studies emphasize the origins of world civilizations and the impact of Non-Western civilizations on the West and world culture. Beginning with the rise of social organizations among isolated peoples to the complex interdependence of the twentieth century, this course stresses important events, persons, and trends and their roles in history and contemporary society.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
World History - Honors 43035X0A
This challenging, higher level course will cover the World History curriculum in greater complexity and at a faster pace than the standard course. Students may have to devote additional time and effort to this honors course. It is suggested that students have a teacher recommendation before registering for this course. Honors credit will be awarded for this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
American History I 43042X0A
This course is a study of European exploration of the new world through Reconstruction. Students will examine the historical and intellectual origins of the United States from European exploration and colonial settlement to the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras. Students will learn about the important political and economic factors that contributed to the development of colonial America and the outbreak of the American Revolution as well as the consequences of the Revolution, including the writing and key ideas of the U.S. Constitution. American History Course I will guide students as they study the establishment of political parties, America’s westward expansion, the growth of sectional conflict, how that sectional conflict led to the Civil War, and the consequences of the Civil War, including Reconstruction. This course, combined with American History II, meets the US history social studies graduation requirement for students entering high school as freshmen in 2012-13 or beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
American History I - Honors 43045X0A
This challenging, higher level course will cover the American History I curriculum in greater complexity and at a faster pace than the standard course. Students may have to devote additional time and effort to this honors course. It is suggested that students have a teacher recommendation before registering for this course. Honors credit will be awarded for this course. This course, combined with American History II, meets the US history graduation requirement for students entering high school as freshmen in 2012-13 or beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
American History II 43052X0A
This course will guide students from the late nineteenth century time period through the early 21st century. Students will examine the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States from the end of the Reconstruction era to present times. The essential standards of American History Course II will trace the change in the ethnic composition of American society; the movement toward equal rights for racial minorities and women; and the role of the United States as a major world power. An emphasis is placed on the expanding role of the federal government and federal courts as well as the continuing tension between the individual and the state. The desired outcome of this course is for students to develop an understanding of the cause-and-effect relationship between past and present events, recognize patterns of interactions, and understand the impact of events on in the United States in an interconnected world. This course, combined with American History I, meets the US history social studies graduation requirement for students entering high school as freshmen in 2012-13 or beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 43042X0A - American History I or 43045X0A - American History I - Honors
American History II - Honors 43055X0A
This challenging, higher level course will cover the American History II curriculum in greater complexity and at a faster pace than the standard course. Students may have to devote additional time and effort to this honors course. It is suggested that students have a teacher recommendation before registering for this course. Honors credit will be awarded for this course. This course, combined with American History I, meets the US history graduation requirement for students entering high school as freshmen in 2012-13 or beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 43042X0A - American History I or 43045X0A - American History I - Honors
Psychology 44032X0A
Students are introduced to Psychology with a focus on the scientific study of human development, learning, behavior, motivation, and personality. This course emphasizes the empirical examination of behavior and mental processes. Further, it explores perspectives fostering students’ growth, development, and understanding of human behavior.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Foundations of AP US History - Honors 48005X0A
This challenging, higher level course will prepare students for success in AP US History. Students will be required to read and write extensively and may have to devote additional time and effort to this honors course. It is suggested that students have a teacher recommendation before registering for this course. Students taking this course must also take AP US History to meet social studies graduation requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Corequisite: AP US History
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
AP Psychology 4A057X0A
This college level course is designed to introduce the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Included is a consideration of the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields within psychology. Students also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in their science and practice. Students are expected to take the corresponding AP Examination administered by College Board ®.
COURSE NOTE: Pending student registration results, some AP courses may not be offered on your school's campus. If the course is not offered on your school's campus, you will be allowed to attend that course at another county high school. In this case, transportation is the responsibility of the student.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
AP United States Government and Politics 4A067X0A
This course will provide students an intellectual foundation for observing, analyzing, and understanding national politics in the United States. Using primary and secondary source documents, as well as analysis of specific examples, students will examine and evaluate the institutions of American government, political parties and elections, mass media, political behavior, public policies, and the development of individual rights and liberties and their impact on citizens. Students are expected to take the corresponding AP Examination administered by College Board ®.
COURSE NOTE: Pending student registration results, some AP courses may not be offered on your school's campus. If the course is not offered on your school's campus, you will be allowed to attend that course at another county high school. In this case, transportation is the responsibility of the student.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
AP United States History 4A077X0A
This college level course is designed to provide students with the analytical skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in United States history. Students will analyze historical material, synthesize their own ideas, and evaluate the ideas of others. Students will isolate and examine the major trends spanning American history from the age of discovery to the present day. Students will be required to read and write extensively. Students are expected to take the corresponding AP Examination administered by College Board ®.
COURSE NOTE: Pending student registration results, some AP courses may not be offered on your school's campus. If the course is not offered on your school's campus, you will be allowed to attend that course at another county high school. In this case, transportation is the responsibility of the student.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
Current Affairs 96112X0CUA
This course is designed to keep students abreast of the events taking place in our world. The study of current events will emphasize contemporary ideas and actions of international, national, state, and local importance.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12