Social Studies Courses

World Geography (9)
World Geography seeks to have students develop a spatial understanding of Earth's surface and the processes that shape it, the connections between people and places, and the relationship between man and his environment.
Civics (10)
Civics seeks to have students develop an understanding of the structure and purposes of government, the foundations of the American democratic system, and the role of the United States in the world, while learning about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
Free Enterprise (10)
Free Enterprise seeks to have students develop an understanding of fundamental economic concepts as they apply to interdependence and decision making of individuals, households, businesses, and governments in the United States and the world.
American History (11)
American History seeks to have students develop a sense of historical time and historical perspective as they study the history of their community, state, nation, and world.  The course emphasizes developments from the late nineteenth-century industrialization and urbanization of America and concludes with a focus on contemporary issues and challenges in United States.
World History (12)
World History seeks to have students develop a sense of historical time and historical perspective as they study the history of their community, state, nation, and world.  The course covers developments in world history from the rise of civilization to contemporary world trends.
AP U.S. History (11)
The AP U.S. History course is designed to provide motivated students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U.S. history.  AP U.S. History is the equivalent of an introductory college history course.
AP World History (12)
AP World History is a full-year course dedicated to the study of the world's history from approximately 8,000 BCE to the present and is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory college course.  The course is designed to help students develop an understanding of global processes and interactions among societies.
Law Studies (11-12)
Law Studies is a year-long course which seeks to develop in students the knowledge and skills necessary to live in our law-saturated society.  The course emphasizes the following topics: a practical understanding of law and the legal system; understanding of the fundamental values and principles underlying our constitutional system; awareness of current issues and controversies relating to law and the legal system; critical thinking reasoning, communication, observation, and problem solving skills.