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World Area Studies: This course examines a region of the world, focusing on an investigation of the geographic, historic, cultural, economic and political development of the region. This course involves such topics as population, urbanization, environment and food supply. This course is paired with AP World History as a year-long option for students.

U. S. and World Affairs: This course focuses on global interrelationships, analyzing strategic geographic, political, economic and social issues that influence the United States’ relationships with other countries in an interdependent world. This course is paired with AP US History as a year-long option for students.

Advanced Placement American Government: The course includes United States history from the time of the earliest settlements to the present. It targets political and social aspects of history, but also includes diplomatic, economic and intellectual history. The course will involve extensive readings, independent study and frequent written analysis to prepare students for the AP examination. This course conforms to the CollegeBoard® topics for the AP American Government examination. This course is designed for students pursuing a more rigorous program of study.

Advanced Placement United States History: AP United States History 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. This course conforms to the CollegeBoard® topics for the AP US History examination. This course is designed for students pursuing a more rigorous program of study. (Prerequisite: U.S. and World Affairs)

Advanced Placement World History: AP World History covers intellectual and cultural history, political and diplomatic history and social and economic history. This course conforms to the CollegeBoard® topics for the AP World History examination. This course is designed for students pursuing a more rigorous program of study.

(Prerequisite: World Area Studies)

Advanced Placement Macroeconomics: This course conforms to CollegeBoard® topics for the Advanced Placement Macroeconomics Examination. The topics include basic economic concepts, measurement of economic performance, national income and price determination and international economics and growth. This course is an academic elective designed for students pursuing a more rigorous program of study.

Advanced Placement Microeconomics: This course conforms to CollegeBoard® topics for the Advanced Placement Microeconomics Examination. The topics include basic economic concepts, the nature and functions of product markets, factor markets and efficiency, equity and the role of government. This course is designed for students pursuing a more rigorous program of study. The End of Course Test for Economics is give at the end of this course.

Social Studies Academic Electives: Electives: (May not be used to satisfy core academic requirements for Social Studies)

The Individual and the Law: This course analyzes the foundations and functions of the American legal system. Examines types of laws, the individual’s relationship to the law and major court decisions

Sociology: This course investigates principles of sociology, the individual in groups, social institutions, social control, and the use of research methods to examine social problems.

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