Social Studies

World Geography – 2 semesters, 1 credit

Students are introduced to important geographical facts, cities, states, countries, boundaries and other significant geographical concepts. Current countries and changing borders presented. Map usage and world map understanding is presented.

World History – 2 semesters, 1 credit

A survey of ancient, medieval and modern history directed toward understanding the backgrounds of current nations, present-day cultures and conditions, and the development of God’s purposes for men.

American History* – 2 semesters, 1 credit

This course considers the great ideas, themes and persons who have affected the lives of the citizens and impacted the United States. The class is taught from a chronological perspective that takes into consideration the laws of cause and effect. Students are given opportunity to research and share ideas in written and verbal form.  Dual Credit is offered to students who meet specific criteria established by CTA & SWAU.

Government – 1 semester, ½ credit

An in depth study of America’s system of government and how we, as citizens of this great nation, should relate to and participate in the democratic process. Required course for seniors.

Economics – 1 semester, ½ credit

The study of how individuals and nations make choices about ways to use our resources to satisfy wants and needs. Practical, consumer information and practice is included.

Required course for seniors.