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Human Geography - AP - Semester 1 12503
The AP Human Geography course will prepare students for the Advanced Placement exam which may entitle the student to college waivers/credit. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped understanding, use, and alteration of the earth’s surface. Students employ special concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-10
Human Geography - AP - Semester 2 22503
The AP Human Geography course will prepare students for the Advanced Placement exam which may entitle the student to college waivers/credit. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped understanding, use, and alteration of the earth’s surface. Students employ special concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-10
(Bilingual) American History integrated w/Geography 1 02352
This course is offered on a rotating basis. Please check with counselor for availability.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
(Bilingual) American History integrated w/Geography 2 02362
This course is offered on a rotating basis. Please check with counselor for availability.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
(Bilingual) World History integrated w/Geography 1 02272
These courses are offered on a rotating basis. Please check with counselor for availability.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
(Bilingual) World History integrated w/Geography 2 02282
These courses are offered on a rotating basis. Please check with counselor for availability.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Economics (Bilingual) 02422
This course is offered on a rotating basis. Please check with counselor for availability.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Global Communities (Special Ed.) 33333
No description available
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Government / Civics (Bilingual) 02092
These courses are offered on a rotating basis. Please check with counselor for availability.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Government and Civics 02072
The Government and Civics course prepares students for informed and responsible participation as citizens of our constitutional democracy. Students deepen their understanding of the democratic values expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other foundational documents of the United States. They learn the purposes and structures of government within the federal system. They also learn how citizens exert infl uence on public affairs and decisions. As a result of this course, students are prepared to exercise the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
History of Criminal Law 02032
This course will examine the history of law and the legal system in America. Emphasis will be placed on famous criminal law trials and landmark Supreme Court cases. In addition, students will learn about rights during an arrest, steps in a trial, and the punishment and rehabilitation of criminals. Students will have the opportunity to learn about criminal law through various teaching strategies including classroom discussions, videotapes, and mock trials. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Introduction to Leadership 02122
Introduction to Leadership examines the characteristics and principles of various leadership philosophies. Students will study the ideology behind different leadership styles, and then examine the effectiveness of those approaches as they apply to various people and aspects of society such as the government, the military, nonprofit organizations, and the corporate world. In addition, students will evaluate their own leadership style, their personal strengths and weaknesses, and determine what approach to leadership they believe is most effective in the world today.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Mental Health 02112
Students will study the various major emotional and mental illnesses with a focus on adaptive and maladaptive coping mechanisms. Topics include stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse and codependency, anger, domestic violence, social psychology with topics including group behavior, cult formation, conformity and obedience, attitude formation and prejudice. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
World History /Geography 1 02232
The World History 1 course helps students understand the development of the modern world. It begins with pre-history and ends with the Renaissance. Students construct meaningful understandings of fundamental themes in history, geography, and economics regarding persisting world problems and issues. The course is chronologically organized and worldwide in scope. It enables students to view themselves as members of a global community who appreciate diversity in the world and are prepared to make decisions about world affairs. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
American History integrated w/Geography - AP - Semester 1 12013
This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop analytical skills and to acquire factual knowledge. Dealing with problems critically and conducting historical research will be emphasized. Students will write essay examinations and research papers, as well as learn the proper methods for citing sources and crediting the ideas of others. The demands placed upon students will be directly equivalent to those placed on students in college American History courses. At the end of the course, students will be given the opportunity to take an Advanced Placement examination in American History that may earn them college credit. ***A recommendation from both a social studies teacher and an advanced English teacher is required. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 10
American History integrated w/Geography - AP - Semester 2 22013
This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop analytical skills and to acquire factual knowledge. Dealing with problems critically and conducting historical research will be emphasized. Students will write essay examinations and research papers, as well as learn the proper methods for citing sources and crediting the ideas of others. The demands placed upon students will be directly equivalent to those placed on students in college American History courses. At the end of the course, students will be given the opportunity to take an Advanced Placement examination in American History that may earn them college credit. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 10
American History integrated w/Geography 1 02012
American History provides students an opportunity to comprehend fundamental themes in history, geography, and economics that explain the development of the United States as a nation from 1877. It fosters an understanding of how our history has affected relationships between the United States and other nations and among the branches of government, levels of government, and groups of citizens here at home. Students explore diversity in American culture and the democratic values which unify the nation. Both orally and in writing, students construct carefully reasoned views expressing their ideas on persisting public issues facing Americans. Issues are analyzed from economic, social, and political perspectives. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10
American History integrated w/Geography 2 02022
American History provides students an opportunity to comprehend fundamental themes in history, geography, and economics that explain the development of the United States as a nation from 1877. It fosters an understanding of how our history has affected relationships between the United States and other nations and among the branches of government, levels of government, and groups of citizens here at home. Students explore diversity in American culture and the democratic values which unify the nation. Both orally and in writing, students construct carefully reasoned views expressing their ideas on persisting public issues facing Americans. Issues are analyzed from economic, social, and political perspectives. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10
Human Rights and The Law 02102
Human Rights and The Law makes law and the legal system personally useful to students in their daily lives. While Criminal Law focuses on criminal law, Human Rights and The Law gives students the opportunity to learn their constitutional rights. Emphasis will be placed on civil rights and civil liberties, current issues, as well as student rights and responsibilities. Teaching strategies include case studies, videotapes, readings, lectures, and class discussions. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Psychology 1 02152
This course provides a broad introduction to the various topics of psychology. This will include the basic methods of psychological research, learning theory, biological psychology and the brain, personality theory and psychoanalysis, memory, perception and sensation, abnormal psychology, and therapeutic techniques. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Psychology 2 02162
This course will be a continuation of Psychology 1. It will include the study of experimental psychology, social psychology and gender development, intelligence theory and testing, child development, attachment, temperament, and cognitive development. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
AP Seminar 22523
2-year commitment required. AP seminar in 11th grade and AP Research in 12th grade.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11
AP Comparative Government 02042
No description available
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Economics 02062
This course is designed to give the student an overview of the forces at work in a free enterprise system. Study will focus on economic systems, demand, supply, consumers and savers, trade, and the role of government. Financial choices that must be considered by individuals and businesses will be emphasized. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Economics - AP - Semester 1 12073
This year-long course is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills through the understanding, application, and analysis of fundamental economic concepts. Students will be expected to apply qualitative and mathematical skills to economics. One semester will focus on macroeconomics and one semester will focus on microeconomics. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to economic systems. Beyond the study of basic systems, emphasis is placed on the study of national income, fiscal and monetary policies, economic performance measures, economic growth and international economics. Economics - AP will prepare students for both the AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics exams in May and is comparable to university courses in both areas. ***Prerequisite required and a recommendation from a social studies teacher. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Economics - AP - Semester 2 22073
This year-long course is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills through the understanding, application, and analysis of fundamental economic concepts. Students will be expected to apply qualitative and mathematical skills to economics. One semester will focus on macroeconomics and one semester will focus on microeconomics. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to economic systems. Beyond the study of basic systems, emphasis is placed on the study of national income, fiscal and monetary policies, economic performance measures, economic growth and international economics. Economics - AP will prepare students for both the AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics exams in May and is comparable to university courses in both areas. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Government - AP 02052
This Government - AP course will prepare students for the advanced placement exam that may entitle them to college credit. This course gives the students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States. It includes both the study of general concepts and specific case studies that allow for interpretation of United States politics and requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute the political reality of the United States. ***A recommendation from both a social studies teacher and an advanced English teacher is required. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Philosophy (Athens) 02082
This course will give students the opportunity to survey the various themes and approaches in philosophy as well as develop their own personal philosophy. It will include the study of classic philosophy, the four major schools of philosophy, ethical philosophy, eastern philosophy, and contemporary American philosophers. Class participation is a vital part of this class. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Political Science 02322
This course focuses on an introduction to political issues, comparative governments, and world politics through research and class discussions. Current issues and events will be discussed throughout the course. Topics include terrorism, military intervention, human rights, etc. Students will have the opportunity to use the Internet and computer applications such as PowerPoint. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Psychology - AP - Semester 1 12163
This AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings. Students learn about some of the explorations and discoveries made by psychologists over the past century. Students assess some of the differing approaches adopted by psychologists, including the biological, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic, and sociocultural perspectives. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Psychology - AP - Semester 2 22163
This AP Psychology course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings. Students learn about some of the explorations and discoveries made by psychologists over the past century. Students assess some of the differing approaches adopted by psychologists, including the biological, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic, and sociocultural perspectives. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Sociology 02182
This course will give students the opportunity to study major social problems that face contemporary society. The functioning of small groups, the family, and the community will be emphasized. Class participation is an important part of this class. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
World History integrated w/Geography - AP - Semester 1 12233
The World History / Geography - AP course will prepare the student for the advanced placement test which may entitle the student to college credit. World History / Geography - AP gives the student a chronological analysis of the events that shaped the world from middle ages to the present and satisfies the social studies graduation requirement for World History. It includes both the study of general concepts and specific case studies that allow for interpretation of historical data, themes, and movements that cross chronological periods. The student will gain an understanding of the principal themes of World History, an ability to analyze historical evidence, and an ability to analyze and express historical understanding in writing. ***Prerequisite required plus the signature of a social studies teacher. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
World History integrated w/Geography - AP - Semester 2 22233
The World History / Geography - AP course will prepare the student for the advanced placement test which may entitle the student to college credit. World History / Geography - AP gives the student a chronological analysis of the events that shaped the world from middle ages to the present and satisfies the social studies graduation requirement for World History. It includes both the study of general concepts and specific case studies that allow for interpretation of historical data, themes, and movements that cross chronological periods. The student will gain an understanding of the principal themes of World History, an ability to analyze historical evidence, and an ability to analyze and express historical understanding in writing. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
World History integrated w/Geography 2 02242
The World History 2 course helps students understand the development of the modern world. It begins with Enlightenment and ends with the current issues of today. Students construct meaningful understandings of fundamental themes in history, geography, and economics regarding persisting world problems and issues. The course is chronologically organized and worldwide in scope. It enables students to view themselves as members of a global community who appreciate diversity in the world and are prepared to make decisions about world affairs. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
AP Research 225230
2-year commitment required. AP seminar in 11th grade and AP Research in 12th grade.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 12