GRADE LEVEL: 9 CREDIT: 1 TX ID: 03320100 PREREQUISITE(S): none 62 Course Description: Students examine people, places, and environments at local, regional, national, and international levels. Emphasis is on political, economic, and social processes that shape cultural patterns of regions; Students analyze how location affects economic processes that influence political divisions of the planet and how different points of view affect the development of public policies.
GRADE LEVEL: 10 CREDIT: 1 TX ID: 03340400 PREREQUISITE(S): none Course Description: Students will examine the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and identify the historic origins of contemporary economic systems beginning in the 17th century.
U.S. HISTORY SINCE RECONSTRUCTION
GRADE LEVEL: 11 CREDIT: 1 TX ID: 03340100 PREREQUISITE(S): none Course Description: Students will examine the eras of U.S History from Reconstruction to present. The course explores themes based on social, political and economic events and issues through the use of critical thinking skills. Students identify and analyze cause and effect relationships through the lens of change and continuity over time to better understand the United States today.
GRADE LEVEL: 12 CREDIT: .5 TX ID: 3330100 PREREQUISITE(S): none Course Description: Students will examine governmental processes at national, state and local 63 levels. The content of the course will include: governmental theories, concepts of democracy, foundations of our national and state government, civil liberties, and personal political responsibilities.
ECONOMICS WITH EMPHASIS ON THE FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM AND ITS BENEFITS
GRADE LEVEL: 12 CREDIT: .5 TX ID: 3310300 PREREQUISITE(S): none Course Description: Students will examine topics including: scarcity, opportunity cost, supply and demand, elasticity, business forms, labor unions, taxes, banking, gross domestic product, Federal Reserve, and international trade.