Social Studies

AP Macroeconomics

College-level advanced course following the curriculum established by the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program for macroeconomics; basic economic concepts; measurement of economic performance; national income and price determination; financial sector; inflation, unemployment, and stabilization policies; economic growth and productivity; open economy; international trade and finance. Students are encouraged to take the AP Macroeconomics Exam in order to earn college credit.

AP United States Government and Politics

AP U.S. Government and Politics will give students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States. The course has been authorized by the College Board and meets all requirements established by that organization. This course includes both the study of general concepts used to interpret U.S. politics and the analysis of specific examples. It also requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. politics.

AP United States History

AP United States History is equivalent to an introductory college course in U.S. history. Studies cover a range of topics from Pre-Columbian societies to today. The course has been authorized by the College Board and meets all requirements established by that organization. The course is designed to provide students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U.S. history. Students are encouraged to take the AP United States History Exam in order to earn college credit.

United States Government

Origins, functions, and branches of U. S. government; representative democracy; federalism; political/civic life; analysis of Constitution, Bill of Rights, and other relevant documents; foreign policy.

This course is also available as a Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement Course. Please read the statement regarding Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement.

Economics

Basic elements of economics; comparative economic systems and economic theories; role of the consumer; business and labor issues; functions of government; structure of U. S. banking system; role of Federal Reserve Bank.

This course is also available as a Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement Course. Please read the statement regarding Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement.

United States History II: Industrial Revolution to the Present – Grade 11 Course

Chronological survey of major events and issues: industrialization; Progressivism; foreign policy; World War I; the Great Depression; World War II; post-war United States; contemporary United States; Alabama's history and geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events

This course is also available as a Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement Course. Please read the statement regarding Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement.

United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution – Grade 10 Course

Chronological survey of major events and issues: colonization; American Revolution; development of political system and distinct culture; slavery; reform movements; sectionalism; Civil War; Reconstruction; Alabama's history and geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events.

This course is also available as a Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement Course. Please read the statement regarding Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement.

World History: 1500 to Present

Chronological history of the world: the emergence of a global age; the Age of Revolutions; the Age of Isms; era of global war; the world from 1500 to present.

This course is also available as a Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement Course. Please read the statement regarding Credit Recovery and Credit Advancement.

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