American Government

  • American Government College Preparatory GRADE: 12 CREDITS: 5 COLLEGE RECOMMENDED? Yes PREREQUISITES: None 

    In this one semester course students apply knowledge gained in previous years of study to pursue a deeper understanding of the institutions of American government. Topics studied include: a) the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, b) the legislative and executive branches, c) the courts, d) the election process and political culture, e) federalism and f) contemporary issues in the world today.