American Government


Grade: 12

Credit(s): 1

Course Description:

All senior level students are required to complete one full year of U.S. Government (one class in the Fall semester and one class in the Spring semester).  The primary purpose of the class is to acquaint students with the philosophies, structures, and processes of federal, state, and local governments. A variety of media is used in the course.  To enhance understanding of how government works, students identify and participate in a variety of governmental activities and simulations. Students continue to develop critical reading and thinking skills, and are required to communicate information and varying points of view.

Prerequisites Classes


No prerequisites class required unless stated in the course description.