Social Studies

Advanced Placement United States History

45.08200A
(May substitute for 45.08100)

Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation

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.

Advanced Placement Psychology

45.01600

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.

American Government/Civics Honors

45.05700

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.

Economics/Business/Free Enterprise Honors

45.06100

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.

United States History Honors

45.28200

Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation

EOC 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

American Government/Civics

45.05700

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.

Economics/Business/Free Enterprise

45.06100

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.

United States History

45.08100

EOC 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.