AP Economics
Course Numbers: 3051 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement Economics: In this class, students will examine the principles of micro and macro economics. They will also study the differences between the functions of individuals within the economic system and the economic system as a whole. Student will also explore the development of analytical skills to emphasize the nature and function of product markets; the role of government v. the national income and price level determination; economic growth; and international economies. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Govt and Politics
Course Numbers: 3061 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement in United States Government & Politics: In this course, students will know important facts, concepts, and theories pertaining to U.S. government and politics, study the general concepts used to interpret U.S. government and politics and be able to analyze and interpret basic data relevant to U.S. government and politics (including data presented in charts, tables, and other formats). Students will become familiar with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. government and politics. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Human Geography
Course Numbers: 3071 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement Human Geography: In this course, students will interpret maps and analyze geospatial data, understand and explain the implications of associations and networks among phenomena in places, recognize and interpret the relationships among patterns and processes at different scales of analysis, define regions and evaluate the regionalization process, and characterize and analyze changing interconnections among places. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Mod Eur History
Course Numbers: 3081 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement Modern European History: In this course, students will study the history of Europe since 1450. Students will explore the cultural, economic, political, and social developments that played a fundamental role in shaping the world in which they live. Students will develop an understanding of some of the principal themes in modern European history; an ability to analyze historical evidence and historical interpretation; and an ability to express historical understanding in writing. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Psychology
Course Numbers: 3041 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement Psychology: In this course, students will examine the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students will explore the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields of psychology. Students will also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists implement in their science and practice. As a Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement examination.
AP US History
Course Numbers: 3031 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement United States History: In this course, students will develop analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U.S. history. Students will learn to assess historical materials-their relevance to a given interpretive problem, reliability, and importance-and to weight the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship. Students will develop the skills necessary to arrive at conclusions on the basis of an informed judgment and to present reasons and evidence clearly and persuasively in essay format. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP World History
Course Numbers: 3011 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Advanced Placement World History: In this course, students will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts in different types of human societies. The course highlights the nature of changes in global frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. AP World History offers an approach that lets students “do history” by guiding them through the steps a historian would take in analyzing historical events and evidence worldwide. It offers balanced global coverage, with Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania all represented. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
Dual Enrollment Soc Sci
Course Numbers: 3021 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Dual Enrollment Social Science: In this course, students will be enrolled in a Social Science course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Social Science course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
African American Studies
Course Numbers: 3262 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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African American Studies: In this course, students will uncover and explore over 400 years of the history of Africans in America. Students will explore the central role that African Americans have played in the development of the United States by engaging with primary source documents and researching topics in depth. Students will also examine the continuing struggle of African-Americans to achieve the political, social, and economic equality guaranteed them by our founding documents. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Cont World Is - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3222 (0.50)(H), 3223 (0.50)(C), 3224 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Contemporary World Issues - Pt 1: In this course, students will explore many of the questions facing the modern world: Who has power, and who should have power? What rights should people have? How can we share and sustain the world's resources? What are the causes and effects of poverty for people and nations? How can we reduce violence and terror in our world? Students will research these topics in depth and examine proposed solutions and their potential consequences. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Cont World Is - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3232 (0.50)(H), 3233 (0.50)(C), 3234 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Contemporary World Issues - Pt 2: In this course, students will explore specific current events occurring in the contemporary world. Students will be required to complete a research project which follows a specific issue happening in the world today in depth over a period time and examine how the issue unfolds in the world. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Economics
Course Numbers: 3052 (1.00)(H), 3053 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Economics: In this course, students will examine the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used government agencies and by people as consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, and voters. Key elements include the study of scarcity, supply and demand, market structures, the role of government, national income determination, money and the role of financial institutions, economic stabilization, and trade. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro Gov and Justice
Course Numbers: 3132 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Introduction to Government and Justice: In this course, students will identify, define, compare, and contrast ideas regarding the nature of government, politics, and civil life, and explore how these ideas have influenced contemporary political and legal systems. Students will also examine the importance of government, politics, and civic engagement in a democratic republic, as well as how citizens participate in civic and political life in their own communities. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Law - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3152 (0.50)(H), 3153 (0.50)(C), 3154 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Introduction to Law - Pt 1: In this course, students will be introduced to different aspects of the government and the judicial system and explore how responsibility of citizenship relates to the current condition of the world. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Law - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3162 (0.50)(H), 3163 (0.50)(C), 3164 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Introduction to Law - Pt 2: In this course, students will explore different aspects of the government and judicial systems. Students will focus on authority, the foundation of government, laws, course, corrections systems and citizenship. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Legal Aspect - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3102 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Legal Aspect - Pt 1: In this course, students will study the historical foundations of the U.S. legal system. Students will explore civil and criminal law, the legal process and the structure of the courts. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Legal Aspect - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3112 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Legal Aspect - Pt 2: In this course, students will focus on the legal process utilized in the United States of America. Students will examine various legal and judicial agencies that are part of the legal system. This course may also include contemporary issues facing the criminal justice system. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Legal Aspects
Course Numbers: 3092 (1.00)(H), 3093 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Legal Aspects: In this course, students will examine the workings of the U.S. criminal and civil justice systems, and gain an understanding of civil and criminal law; the legal process; the structure and procedures of court; and the role of various legal or judicial agencies. Students will also explore a wide range of topics including the history and foundation of U.S. law (the Constitution, statutes, and precedents) and contemporary problems in the criminal justice system. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Psychology
Course Numbers: 3042 (1.00)(H), 3043 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Psychology: In this course, students will study different learning theories; sensation and perception; the nature of intelligence;child and adolescent psychology; personality development and mental illness. As an honors level course, content will be convered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Psychology Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3312 (0.50)(H), 3313 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Psychology: In this course, students will study different learning theories; sensation and perception; the nature of intelligence; child and adolescent psychology; personality development and mental illness. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Sociology
Course Numbers: 3122 (1.00)(H), 3123 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Sociology: In this course, students will study human behavior in society, including topics such as social institutions and norms; socialization and social change; and the relationships among individuals and groups in society. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
US History I
Course Numbers: 3022 (1.00)(H), 3029 (1.00)(H), 3023 (1.00)(C), 3024 (1.00)(C), 3025 (1.00)(C), 3026 (1.00)(C), 3027 (1.00)(C), 3028 (1.00)(C), 3020 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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US History I: In this course, students will examine the historical and intellectual origins of the United States during the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras. Students will learn about the important political and economic factors that contributed to the outbreak of the Revolution as well as the consequences of the Revolution, including the writing and key ideas of the U.S. Constitution. Students will also study the basic framework of American democracy and the basic concepts of American government, such as popular sovreignty, federalism, separation of powers, and individual rights. Students will explore America's westward expansion, the establishment of political parties, and economic and social change. Finally, students will learn about the growth of sectional conflict, how sectional conflict led to the Civil War, and the consequences of the Civil War, including Reconstruction.
US History II
Course Numbers: 3032 (1.00)(H), 3039 (1.00)(H), 3033 (1.00)(C), 3034 (1.00)(C), 3035 (1.00)(C), 3036 (1.00)(C), 3037 (1.00)(C), 3038 (1.00)(C), 3030 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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United States History II: In this course, students will analyze the causes and consequences of the Industrial Revolution and America’s growing role in diplomatic relations. Students will study the goals and accomplishments of the Progressive movement and the New Deal. Students will also learn about the various factors that led to America’s entry into World War II as well as the consequences of World War II on American life. Finally, students will study the causes and course of the Cold War, important economic and political changes during the Cold War, including the Civil Rights movement, and recent events and trends that have shaped modern-day America.
World History II
Course Numbers: 3012 (1.00)(H), 3019 (1.00)(H), 3013 (1.00)(C), 3014 (1.00)(C), 3015 (1.00)(C), 3016 (1.00)(C), 3017 (1.00)(C), 3018 (1.00)(C), 3010 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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World History II: In this course, students will study the rise of the nation state in Europe, the French Revolution, and the economic and political roots of the modern world. They study the origins and consequences of the Industrial Revolution, 19th century political reform in Western Europe, and imperialism in Africa, Asia, and South America. They will explain the causes and consequences of the great military and economic events of the past century, including World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and the Russian and Chinese revolutions. Finally, students will study the rise of nationalism and the continuing persistence of political, ethnic, and religious conflict in many parts of the world.
Civic and Government
Course Numbers: 3147 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Civics and Government: In this course, students will examine the purposes, principles, and practices of American government as established by the United States Constitution. Students will learn their rights and responsibilities as citizens, as well as how to exercise these rights and responsibilities in local, state, and national government.
Criminal Justice - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3203 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Criminal Justice - Pt 1: In this course, students will examine the historical foundation of the criminal justice system in the United States. Students will also explore individual rights in a democratic society and the legal definitions of various crimes.
Criminal Justice - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3213 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Criminal Justice - Pt 2: In this course, students will study the agencies and personnel of the criminal justice system.. Students will also explore various aspects of law enforcement; judicial; juvenile justice and corrections subsystems; and proposals for systemic reform.
Education and the Child
Course Numbers: 3243 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Education and the Child: In this course, students will evaluate self-esteem and its' role in teaching. Students will explore the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of the child from birth to age six, as well as engaging in effective communication techniques.
Intro Govt Justice
Course Numbers: 3133 (1.00)(C), 3136 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Intro Govt/Justice: In this course, students will identify, define, compare, and contrast ideas regarding the nature of government, politics, and civil life, and explore how these ideas have influenced contemporary political and legal systems. Students will also examine the importance of government, politics, and civic engagement in a democratic republic, as well as how citizens participate in civic and political life in their own communities.
Iss and Topics in SS
Course Numbers: 3253 (1.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Issues and Topics in Social Systems: In this course, students will engage in intensive preparation for entrance into highly competitive college majors in their chosen field. Students will participate in academic training for college entrance exams (SAT; ACT;Accuplacer) and will also develop an understanding of the role that research, communication, systems organizations, employability skills, legal issues, ethics, and safe practice play in the professional world. Participation is limited to interns from each of the three small learning communities, and will be offered during the semester opposite the community-based internship experience.
Legal Aspects Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3103 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Legal Aspects Part 1: In this course, students will study the historical foundations of the U.S. legal system. Students will explore civil and criminal law, the legal process and the structure of the courts.
Legal Aspects Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3113 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Legal Aspects Part 2: In this course, students will focus on the legal process utilized in the United States of America. Students will examine various legal and judicial agencies that are part of the legal system. This course may also include contemporary issues facing the criminal justice system.
Soc Studies Awareness 9
Course Numbers: 3327 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Studies Awareness 10
Course Numbers: 3337 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Studies Awareness 11
Course Numbers: 3347 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Studies Awareness 12
Course Numbers: 3357 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Studies Dev 10
Course Numbers: 3377 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Studies Dev 11
Course Numbers: 3387 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Studies Dev 12
Course Numbers: 3397 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Soc Sys and Justice
Course Numbers: 3173 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Social Systems and Justice: In this course, students will be introduced to the foundational understandings in the areas of government, justice, and education and their roles in society. Students will gain knowledge in leadership, laws, community and citizenship.
Social Studies Skills 9
Course Numbers: 3407 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Social Studies Skills 10
Course Numbers: 3417 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Social Studies Skills 11
Course Numbers: 3427 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Social Studies Skills 12
Course Numbers: 3437 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Sociology Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3303 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Sociology Pt 1: In this course, students will study human behavior in society, including topics such as social institutions and norms; socialization and social change; and the relationships among individuals and groups in society. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.