Course Descriptions


    SOCIOLOGY - 1 Semester, ½ Credit, Grades 10, 11, 12


    Course Description:

    Sociology is the study of human behavior and relations in groups. This course will focus on the history and development of this social science, and how it particularly relates to you as young adults attempting to make sense out of the society you live in and how you fit in. Primary focus is on human behavior in group situations such as society, family, religion, communities and bureaucracies. This involves culture, the socialization process, education, group membership (voluntary and involuntary), social stratification and racial/ethnic groups.

    Social Problems - 1 Semester, 1/2 Credit, Grades 10, 11, 12

    This course provides an in-depth study of current national and trans-national issues and problems. It will focus on the causes, consequences and possible solutions to problems associated with families, education, workplaces, communities and the environment.

     American Military History - 1 Semester, 1/2 Credit, Grades 10, 11, 12

    This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the role of the armed services in the history of the United States in broad economic, social, political and institutional terms. The course analyzes the development of military policy, examines the characteristics and behavior of the armed forces in the execution of policy; and highlights the impact of military policy on foreign relations and domestic development. The course discusses the major campaigns in all of the wars the United States has participated in. The details of military operations are limited to those developments and events that demonstrate the capabilities and limitations of the armed forces as they implement national policy.