World History (Grade 10)
This class focuses on how different people apply culture to meeting various needs of survival and social organization.It looks at the contributions of all civilizations to the making of our Western culture. The modern historical period begins with the Renaissance and follows the cultural developments of mankind through the complexities of the Twentieth Century.
American History (Grade 11)
American History is a one credit requisite for graduation and is only open to Juniors. American History is an overview of the rise of the “American” culture, as we know it today. In this class we will discuss the political, social, and economic issues that are necessary for students and adults to be able to lead an active part of society now and in the future. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: the Civil War Era, Immigration and Urbanization, Progressivism, World War I, The Great Depression, World War II, The Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam, and the transition from the Vietnam Era to today’s American society.
American Government (Grade 12)
American Government is a one credit requisite for graduation and is only open to seniors. The course begins with Personal Finance (Financial literacy) and continues with in-depth studies of Constitutional rights, Political behavior, Elections, Civics and the various aspects of government.. Civics includes rights, obligations and responsibilities as a citizen, while the various aspects of government cover the authority of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. The system of Federalism and the relationships of national, state, and local governments is also an expectation of learning. Students should learn to be involved in elections, issues, and understand the powers and limits of the different levels/offices of government.
Current Global Issues (Grades 9-12)
Contemporary World Issues courses enable students to study political, economic, and social issues facing the world. These courses may focus on current issues, examine selected issues throughout the 20th century, and look at historical causes or possible solutions.
Political Science (Grades 9-12)
Political Science courses approach the study of politics from a theoretical perspective, including an examination of the role of government and the nature of political behavior, political power, and political action.
College Psychology (Grades 11-12)
Psychology is a one semester class open to juniors and seniors for half of a credit. This class can also be taken as a dual credit through Cloud County Community College for three credit hours. Everyone learns, remembers, and solves problems as they develop intellectually and socially from infancy to adulthood. Everyone perceives environmental stimuli and interprets this information from his or her senses. Everyone’s behavior depends on physiological functions.We all feel emotions and engage in motivated behavior. Everyone has a personality and most of us are curious about how it develops. Everyone’s behavior is affected by the many formal and informal groups to which he or she belongs. Not everyone is psychologically disturbed or in need of therapy, but many people have a friend or relative who is.This course will cover all of the above stated stimuli and processes related to mental development.
College Sociology Online (Grades 11-12) Second Semester