Social Studies Civics & Economics Honors 42095X0 Honors Civics and Economics is a seminar format course which combines textbook study, lectures, guest presentations and projects in an effort to provide Active Citizenship Training for these students. The curriculum includes a study of the role of political parties, the media and interest groups. An in-depth study of the Constitution and related issues are also included. An essential section of the course is involvement in various projects which affect our school, community and state.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-12 PREREQUISITE: A in 8th grade Social Studies or B in Honors World History or A in World History World History 43032X0 This course begins with prehistoric times and concludes with modern times. It offers a study of the development of the western world. In addition, it presents non-western civilizations in the framework of their own cultures and shows how these different civilizations have interacted with each other. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12 World History Honors 43035X0 This course goes beyond historical events and presents a multi-disciplinary approach, including the arts, economics, science, philosophy, and sociology.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-12 PREREQUISITE: A or B in 8th Grade Social Studies Introduction to the New Testament 43162X0NT1 This course includes an introduction to the New Testament including research and reference skills and how the Bible came into English. Focus is on the first four books of the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John), especially those stories often encountered in literature, music, and art. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12 Introduction to the Old Testament 43162X0OT1 Credit: One elective
This course includes an introduction to the Hebrew Bible and the English Old Testament, including research and reference skills and how the Bible came into English. Focus is on the Pentateuch (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy), especially those stories often encountered in literature, music, and art. As time allows the course concludes with an overview of the TANAK/English O. T.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12 US Government & Politics Year Long AP 42027X0Y This course prepares students to take the “Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics” exam in May by giving students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the U. S.
Students become familiar with the institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas of political reality in today’s nation. With that goal, the course covers: the Constitution and its foundation, political beliefs and behaviors, political parties and interest groups, institutions and processes, and civil rights and civil liberties.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12 PREREQUISITE: A in Civics and Economics or B in Honors Civics and Economics Civics & Economics 42092X0 Civics and Economics is a study of basic economic concepts, terms and consumer skills, and an introduction to national, state and local government. This course includes a study of the major foundations of the American political system and recognizes the role of a citizen in American society. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12 World History Year Long AP 43107X0Y The purpose of the AP World History course is to develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts in interaction with different types of human societies. This understanding is advanced through a combination of selective factual knowledge and appropriate analytical skills. The course highlights the nature of changes in international frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. The course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge deployed in conjunction with leading interpretive issues and types of historical evidence. The course builds on an understanding of cultural, institutional, and technological precedents that, along with geography, set the human stage. Specific themes provide further organization to the course, along with the consistent attention to contracts among societies that form the core of world history as a field of study. Students may receive college credit based upon an acceptable score on the AP World History examination.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12 PREREQUISITE: 42095X0 - Civics & Economics Honors or 42092X0 - Civics & Economics COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 10225X0Y - English II Year Long Honors
Advanced New Testament 43162X0NT2 This course includes a brief overview/review of introduction to the New Testament, research and reference skills. Focus is on the remaining books of the New Testament. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12 PREREQUISITE: 43162X0NT1 - Introduction to the New Testament Advanced Old Testament 43162X0OT2 This course includes a brief overview/review of introduction to the Hebrew Bible and English Old Testament, research and reference skills. Focus is on the remaining books of the TANAK/English Old Testament. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12 PREREQUISITE: 43162X0OT1 - Introduction to the Old Testament Holocaust & Genocide 47002X0HOL This interdisciplinary course, through lessons, readings, discussions, visiting www sites (including the archives at Virtual Jerusalem, Shamash, the US Holocaust Museum, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and other web sources), and video, will explore the roles of the perpetrators, victims, bystanders and rescuers during these horrific periods in the 20th century. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12 PREREQUISITE: English I and World History Military History 47002X0MIL Credit: One elective
This course will survey the history of human conflict from ancient times to the present. The approach will be both chronological (from the Persian Wars to the current War on Terrorism) and thematic (such as leadership, technology, role of women, and the media). Students will access resources at the school media center and computer lab to prepare research papers, presentations, and projects. Rather than memorizing facts or data, students will display critical interpretation and historical
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12 PREREQUISITE: 43032X0 - World History US History Year Long AP 43017X0Y This course is an in-depth study of U. S. History preparing students for the AP College Board exams. Extensive reading, free response essays, and document-based questions are included. Students may receive college credit based upon an acceptable score on the AP U. S. History examination.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12 PREREQUISITE: B in Honors Civics and Economics or A on Civics and Economics COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 10357X0Y - English Language & Composition- Year Long AP
American History I 43042X0 This survey course provides knowledge of U. S. History prior to the 1860's. Students learn how past events have influenced our times. Reading, writing, map study and discussions are vital aspects of the class. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 11-12 PREREQUISITE: 42092X0 - Civics & Economics American History I Honors 43045X0 This U. S. History course is for students who demonstrate high proficiency in social studies classes and accept the responsibility for independent study and higher levels of thinking. This survey course provides knowledge of U. S. History prior to the 1860's. Students learn how past events have influenced our times. Reading, writing, map study and discussions are vital aspects of the class.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12 PREREQUISITE: B in Honors Civics & Economics or A in Civics & Economics Psychology AP 44067X0 Credit: One elective
Course purpose is to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of human, other animal behavior and mental processes. Students are exposed to the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields. They learn methods psychologists use in science and practice. Course is designed to provide a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in an introductory college course. Students are strongly encouraged to take the Advance Placement exam at the conclusion of the course. The rigorous course syllabus and college level texts suggest that students who enroll should be highly motivated and intellectually curious.
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CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12 PREREQUISITE: A in English II or B in Honors English II and A in previous social studies or B in Honors previous social studies
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