Social Studies

 

Ancient History #3402

Grades 9 - 12 Credit: 1

This course will focus on the history of times long past. Students will develop an understanding of the relationship among persons and places, and an overall era's relationship with those proceeding and preceding it in the history of our world before the Renaissance. 

Contemporary Issues #3435

Grades 9-12 Credit: 1

In Contemporary issues, students study various dynamic issues facing today's society enabling them to discover their values and responsibilities as citizens in that society. Students well utilize different learning methods to research, discuss, debate, and formulate opinions on those contemporary issues. The purpose of the ACT Prep class will be to develop skills to be successful when taking the ACT or any major.   

Modern History #3403

Grades 9-12 Credit: 1

In Modern History, students will focus on the world wide chronological events, and significant persons from the Great Depression era to today. Students will utilize different learning methods to research, discuss, debate, and formulate opinions on modern historical events as it relates not only to America's developing history but also the world.

World History #3401

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

This course or World Geography is required for graduation. World History is a survey course covering the events and people from ancient to modern times. 

World Geography #3410

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

This course or World History Is required tor graduation. This course is designed to expose students to the many nations and peoples of the Earth, including their histories, economics, locations, topographies, and social structures. 

Sociology #3432

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

Sociology is the study of groups of people and their interrelationships with society. 

Psychology #3433

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

Psychology is the science of the mind and the scientific study of the way the human mind works and influences behavior, or the influence of the particular person's character on behavior. 

U.S. History #3405

Grades: 11-12 Credit: 1

This course or Honors U.S. History Is required for graduation. U.S. History is a chronological survey of the people and events that have shaped our nation's history from Reconstruction to modern times. End of course test is mandated.

American Studies #3081

Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1

"English elective This class is designed to help readers explore significant works in American literature since 1900 and to recognize the close relationship that exists between these writings and the history they reflect. Controversial novels, such as The Catcher in the Rye and Johnny Got His Gun, are included in the reading curriculum in order to give a broader perspective of the times and attitudes they typify. Student should enjoy reading.

US Government

Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1

       The Government High School course focuses on the United States'  founding principles and beliefs. Students will study the structure, functions,  and powers of government at the national, state, and local levels. Integrate  the six social studies standards of essential content knowledge and four  process skills will be integrated for instructional purposes.