Course Information

  • World History
    Course Number: 2109310 Bright Scholars: Yes
    Grade Level: 10 Gold Seal Core Course: Yes
    Course Length: Year Gold Seal Voc. Course: No
    Graduation Area: World History NCAA Core Course: Yes
    Prerequisites: None
    This course surveys the origin and evolution of Political, Religious, Social, Military, and Scientific ideas that shaped
    the cultures of the world.

    United States History
    Course Number: 2100310 Bright Scholars: Yes
    Grade Level: 11 Gold Seal Core Course: Yes
    Course Length: Year Gold Seal Voc. Course: No
    Graduation Area: American History NCAA Core Course: Yes
    Prerequisites: None
    This course traces US development with a focus on Post-Civil War History. Course content focuses on History,
    Geography, Economics, Politics, Religion, Ethics, Cultures and Humanities. The U.S. History End of Course exam is
    30% of the final grade.

     

    United States Government
    Course Number: 2106310 Bright Scholars: Yes
    Grade Level: 12 Gold Seal Core Course: Yes
    Course Length: Semester Gold Seal Voc. Course: No
    Graduation Area: American Government NCAA Core Course: Yes
    Prerequisites: None
    This course provides students the opportunity to acquire an understanding of the United States government and
    political behavior. Specific content will include an analysis of those documents which shape our political traditions
    (Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights), a comparison of the roles of the three branches of
    government at the local, state, and national levels, an understanding of the evolving role of political parties and interest
    groups in determining government policy, how the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democratic state have
    evolved and been interpreted, and the importance of civic participation in the democratic political process.

     

    Economics with Financial Literacy
    Course Number: 2102335 Bright Scholars: Yes
    Grade Level: 12 Gold Seal Core Course: Yes
    Course Length: Semester Gold Seal Voc. Course: No
    Graduation Area: Economics NCAA Core Course: Yes
    Prerequisites: None
    This course provides students the opportunity to acquire an understanding of the way in which society organizes its
    limited resources to satisfy unlimited wants. The student will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of the mixed
    market economic system in the United States and how the basic economic questions are answered. The major
    emphasis is to provide the students with an understanding of the forces of the marketplace by examining the effect of
    their role as a produces, consumer, saver, investor, resource owner, voter, and taxpayer on the system.