Social Studies

45.06200 Advanced Placement Macroeconomics

(May Substitute for 45.06100)
Senior Elective
One Semester
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Macroeconomics Examination. Covers basic economic concepts, measurement of economic performance, national income and price determination and international economics and growth.

45.06300 Placement Microeconomics

(May Substitute for 45.06100)
Senior Elective
One Semester
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced PlacementMicroeconomics Examination. Covers basic economic concepts, the nature and functions of product markets, factor markets and efficiency, equity and the role of government.

45.08200Advanced Placement United States History

(May substitute for45.08100)
Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
EOCT Required
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement United States History Examination. Covers discovery and settlement, Colonial Society, the American Revolution, Constitution and the New Republic, Age of Jefferson, Nationalism, Sectionalism, Territorial Expansion, Civil War, Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressive Era, World War I, Depression, New Deal, World War II, The Cold War, through modern times. 

45.01600 Advanced Placement Psychology

Sophomore, Junior, or Senior elective
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Introductory Psychology Examination. Covers methods, approaches and the history of psychology as a science, biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, cognition, motivation and emotion, developmental psychology, personality, testing and individual differences, abnormal psychology, treatment of psychological disorders and social psychology.

45.05200 Advanced Placement Government

(may substitute for 45.05700)
Junior or Senior elective
Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics Examination. Covers federalism, separation of powers, influences on the formulation and adoption of the Constitution, political beliefs, political parties and elections, interest groups, institutions and policy processes and civil liberties and civil rights.

45.07700 Advanced Placement Human Geography

Sophomore, Junior, or Senior elective
Conforms to the College Board topics for Advanced Placement Human Geography.

45.05700American Government/Civics Honors

Junior Level Class
One Semester
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
Higher Level: An in-depth study of the American political system. This course focuses on the foundation, principles and structure of the American system of government, examines the role of political parties, social factors as they relate to the role of the citizen, and analyzes the decision-making process that are a part of the system of American political behavior. This course meets the state’s Citizenship requirement for graduation.

45.06100Economics/Business/Free Enterprise Honors

Junior Level Class
One Semester
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
Higher Level:An in –depth course, focuses on introduction to both microeconomic and macroeconomic functions, including the analysis of international trade, economic growth and development.

45.28200United States History Honors

Sophomore Level Class
Two Semesters
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
EOCT Required
Higher level: Promotes the acquisition and understanding of historical knowledge in breath and in depth, and encourages an appreciation and understanding of history as a discipline, including the nature and diversity of its sources, methods and interpretations.Examines the history of the United States beginning with the British settlement of NorthAmerica.  The course’s main focus is the development of the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries.  The course includes topics related to Colonization through the Constitution; New Republic to Reconstruction; Industrialization, Reform, and Imperialism; Establishment as a World Power; and the Modern Era.

45.05700 American Government/Civics

Junior Level Class
One Semester
Required Course
An in-depth study of the American political system. This course focuses on the foundation, principles and structure of the American system of government, examines the role of political parties, social factors as they relate to the role of the citizen, and analyzes the decision-making process that are a part of the system of American political behavior. This course meets the state’s Citizenship requirement for graduation.

45.06100 Economics/Business/Free Enterprise

Junior Level Class
One Semester
Required Course
EOCT Required
An introductory course into the principles of economics.  The course includes topics related to Fundamental Economic Concepts, Microeconomics Concepts, Macroeconomics Concepts, International Economics, and Personal Finance Economics.

45.08100 United States History

Sophomore Level Class
Two Semesters
Required Course
EOCT Required

Examines the history of the United States beginning with the British settlement of  North America .  The course’s main focus is the development of the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries.  The course includes topics related to Colonization through the Constitution; New Republic to Reconstruction; Industrialization, Reform, and Imperialism; Establishment as a World Power; and the Modern Era.

45.08300 World History

Freshman Level Class
Two Semesters
Required Course
A survey course beginning with the earliest civilizations and highlighting important developments throughout the world until the early 21st century.  The course includes topics related to Early Civilizations and Classical Empires; Growth, Expansion, and the Emergence of the Modern World; Global Interaction and Conflict; and the Contemporary World.

45.05900 Peer Leadership

Senior Elective
Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
This course is intended for use by systems that choose to provide some credit for student government, leadership internships, or academic leadership course work outside of the classroom.