• Social Studies

     

    Number

    Grade

    Course Title

    Credit

    Prerequisite

    State Graduation Requirement

    2109310

    10

     World History

    1.0

    None

    Required

    2100310

    11

     United States History

    1.0

    None

    Required

    2106310

    12

     United States Government

    0.5

    None

    Required

    2102335

    12

     Economics with Financial Literacy

    0.5

    None

    Required

    2103400

    9

     AP Human Geography

    1.0

    None

     

    2107350

    10 -12

     AP Psychology

    1.0

    Rec:  Psychology I

     

     

     

    World History  *

       Course #

    2109310

    Credit

    1

    World History Honors  Q

       Course #

    2109320

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

     10

    Length

    1 Year

    The grade 9-12 World History course consists of the following content area strands: World History, Geography and Humanities. This course is a continued in-depth study of the history of civilizations and societies from the middle school course and includes the history of civilizations and societies of North and South America. Students will be exposed to historical periods leading to the beginning of the 21st Century. So that students can clearly see the relationship between cause and effect in historical events, students should have the opportunity to review those fundamental ideas and events from ancient and classical civilizations.

    Prerequisite      None

    Graduation Requirement:  World History (WH)


     

    Advanced Placement:  World History Q *

       Course #

    2109420

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

     10

    Length

    1 Year

     

    Students understand the development of civilizations of the world within the context of history by examining connections to the past to prepare for the future as participating members of a global community.  Students use knowledge pertaining to history, geography, economics, political processes, religion, ethics, diverse cultures, and humanities to solve problems in academic, civic, social, and employment settings.

    Prerequisite      None

    Graduation Requirement: World History (WH) 


     

    United States History   *

       Course #

    2109310

    Credit

    1

    United States History Honors   Q *

       Course #

    2109320

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

     11 

    Length

    1 Year

    The grade 9-12 United States History course consists of the following content area strands: United States History, Geography, and Humanities. The primary content emphasis for this course pertains to the study of United States history from Reconstruction to the present day. Students will be exposed to the historical, geographic, political, economic, and sociological events which influenced the development of the United States and the resulting impact on world history. So that students can clearly see the relationship between cause and effect in historical events, students should have the opportunity to review those fundamental ideas and events which occurred before the end of Reconstruction.

    Prerequisite      None

    Graduation Requirement:   American History (AH)


     

    Advanced Placement: U.S. History  Q*

       Course #

    2109330

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    11 

    Length

    1 Year

     

    Students analyze the development of the United States within the context of history by examining connections to the past to prepare for the future as participating members of a democratic society.  Students use knowledge pertaining to history, geography, economics, political processes, religion, ethics, diverse cultures and humanities to solve problems in academic, civic, social and employment settings.

    Prerequisite      None 

    Graduation Requirement:   American History (AH)


     

    Economics with Financial Literacy

       Course #

    2102335

    Credit

    Half credit (0.5)

    Economics with Financial Literacy Honors

       Course #

    2102345

    Credit

    Half credit (0.5)

      Grade Level: 

    12

    Length

    1 Semester

     The Economics course consists of the following content area strands: Economics and Geography. The primary content emphasis for this course pertains to the study of the concepts and processes of the national and international economic systems. Content should include, but is not limited to, currency, banking, and monetary policy, the fundamental concepts relevant to the major economic systems, the global market and economy, major economic theories and economists, the role and influence of the government and fiscal policies, economic measurements, tools, and methodology, financial and investment markets, and the business cycle.

    Prerequisite      None


     

    United States Government  *

       Course #

     2106310

    Credit

    Half credit (.5)

     United States Government Honors   Q *

       Course #

    2106320 

    Credit

    Half credit (.5)

      Grade Level: 

     9-12 

    Length

    1 semester

    The grade 9-12 United States Government course consists of the following content area strands: Geography, Civics and Government. The primary content for the course pertains to the study of government institutions and political processes and their historical impact on American society. Content should include, but is not limited to, the functions and purpose of government, the function of the state, the constitutional framework, federalism, separation of powers, functions of the three branches of government at the local, state and national level, and the political decision-making process.

    Prerequisite      None

    Graduation Requirement:    American Government (AG)


     

    Advanced Placement: Psychology Q

       Course #

    2107350

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    10 - 12

    Length

    1 Year

    Analyze human behavior, behavior interaction and the progressive development of individuals.  This will better prepare them to understand their own behavior and the behavior of others. 

    Prerequisite      None, Recommended:  Psychology I


     

    Advanced Placement:  Human Geography Q

       Course #

    2103400

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 - 12

    Length

    1 Year

    The purpose of this course is to prepare students to understand the discipline of geography, including its tools, themes, and concepts; think critically about geographic problems on a global, national, and local scale; appreciate global cultures and their economic characteristics; and understand how cultural landscapes are created and how they change over time.

    Prerequisite      None