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Historical Interpretation and Synthesis .
• College-level concepts through small and large group lecture and activities ; college text is used .
• College credit may be earned based on AP test score and institution .
World History Seminar Prerequisite / Selection Process : AP World History Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Interaction Between Humans , the Environment , and the development of Cultures
• Preparation for AP Exam Instructional Focus : Crafting historical arguments from historical evidence
Economics 12 Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Concept of scarcity and its impact on choices of individuals , organizations , businesses , and government
• Market structures
• Supply and demand
• Personal Finance
• Macroeconomics
• Global Economy Projects , Activities , etc .: Investigation of public issues , identification of problems and proposed solutions
Economics 12 Hybrid Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit
• Major Outcomes : Concept of scarcity and its impact on choices of individuals , organizations , businesses , and government
• Market structures
• Supply and demand
• Personal Finance
• Macroeconomics
• Global Economy
• Projects , Activities , etc .:
• Investigation of public issues
• Identification of problems and proposed solutions
AP Microeconomics [ AP exam is in May each year ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History . Previous social studies grades may be considered or recommendation of counselor or teacher ; College credit may be awarded at the discretion of the post-secondary institution Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Fundamental economic concepts
• Supply and demand
• Market structures
• Role of the government
• Factor markets
• Application of economic principles
• Approach the AP exam with confidence .
Instructional Focus :
• College-level concepts through small and large group lecture and activities ; college text is used .
• College credit may be earned based on AP test score and institution .
Coll Honors Microeconomics Prerequisite / Selection Process : Students must be seniors and meet at least one of the following qualifications , B or better in rigorous high school Advanced Algebra / HS Algebra II , OR Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher , OR in the top 20 % of their class , OR have teacher and faculty coordinator approval . College credit can be awarded at the discretion of the postsecondary institution . Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Fundamental economic concepts
• Supply and demand
• Market structures
• Role of the government
• Factor markets
• Application of economic principles
US Government and Politics 12 Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Examines the political system of the American government
• Focuses on the political processes of local , state , and national government , the three branches of government , as well as applying Constitutional principles to the American legal system
• Learn how to be active citizens
• Debate and analyze public policy issues , including foreign policy
• Understand how the Legislative , Executive and Judicial branches work together
• Understand the importance of the American Legal system including criminal , civil and constitutional law
• Analyze public policy issues including foreign policy
• Investigate state and local government and politics
• Analyze primary sources and court cases to understand the role of government during major periods of social and political change
Instructional Focus : State / Local Public Issue Project [ 5 Youth Service Hours ], Constitutional Law Project
US Government and Politics 12 Hybrid Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Examines the political system of the American government
• Focuses on the political processes of local , state , and national government , the three branches of government , as well as applying Constitutional principles to the American legal system
• Learn how to be active citizens
• Debate and analyze public policy issues , including foreign policy
• Understand how the Legislative , Executive and Judicial branches work together
• Understand the importance of the American Legal system including criminal , civil and constitutional law
• Analyze public policy issues including foreign policy
• Investigate state and local government and politics
• Analyze primary sources and court cases to understand the role of government during major periods of social and political change
Instructional Focus : State / Local Public Issue Project [ 5 Youth Service Hours ], Constitutional Law Project
AP US Government and Politics [ AP exam is in May each year ] Prerequisites / Selection Process : World History or AP World History ; previous social studies grades may be considered or recommendation of counselor or teacher Intended Audience : Grades 11 and 12 Credit : One trimester required = 0.5 credit Optional Trimester = 0.5 credit Non-Honors Credit Major Outcomes : Concepts of political science
• Analysis of topics such as the U . S . Constitution , political beliefs and behavior , interest groups , mass media , institutions of government , public policy , civil rights and civil liberties
• Approach the AP exam with confidence .
Instructional Focus :
• Examination of Federalist Papers , Research and presentation of public policy topic
• College-level concepts through small and large group lecture and activities ; college text is used .
• College credit may be earned based on AP test score and institution .

SOCIAL STUDIES

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