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History & Social Studies Courses

Geography 7

This course is a study of God’s creation on earth.  Students study physical and cultural traits of the world. 

American History 8

Students study American History from the Age of Discovery to through the Civil War.  

American Government

This course will cover the origins of the American system of government, the branches of the federal government, and the role of the States’ government.  Students will learn about the Constitution and the way in which the U.S. government has developed into its present-day entity.  This course will also cover how elements such as the media, small interest groups, and lobbyists influence the government and America in general.

Modern History

This course will be the study of the emergence of the United States as a major player in world politics during the 20th century.  The historical period will begin with the start of the First World War and conclude with the current struggle against terrorism and Islamic Fundamentalism.  Students will also explore the current political, religious, and philosophical rift between the U.S. and Europe.

Historical Literature

This course is a semester course designed to give students a love for reading historical, political, and intellectual works. 

AP European History

Pre-Requisite: A or B in World History or equivalent.

This course is designed to be the equivalent of a freshman college Western Civilization course.  It begins with the Renaissance and covers events to present day. All areas of history will be covered including social, political, economic, intellectual, and cultural and art history.  Students will be required to take the Final College Board AP Exam in May.  Limited to 15 Seniors.

AP American History

Pre-Requisite: A or B in Modern History or equivalent

This course is designed to be the equivalent of a college level U.S. History course.  It begins with the discovery of the new world and covers events to the present day.  All areas of history will be covered, including social, political, economic, intellectual, spiritual, and cultural.  Students are required to take the College Board AP Exam in May in order to receive AP credit on their transcript.  Limited to 15 tenth and eleventh graders.

Sociology

This intriguing course will stimulate students to think about the development society, culture, and modern thinking.

Marketing/Leadership/Economics

This fascinating course studies and evaluates the distinctions of American marketing and leadership models. The student is equipped to critique various organizational leadership models as well as current marketing strategies.