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 Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68684{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T21US HistoryUnited States History focuses on American History from Industrialization into the 21st century. Students will deepen their understanding of current events and participate in an enriched study of the 20th century, tracing the development of social, political, and international relations of the United States. Students will be required to critically examine how our recent history impacts the present day. 10SS - US History10th;#11th;#1 yearSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68290{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T25Local HistoryThis course considers the history of Boulder Valley communities ranging from mountain communities to the city of Boulder and neighboring cities to the east. By taking a regional approach it emphasizes the connectedness and interdependence of neighboring communities historically and in our present day. This course will have students explore regions of Colorado, the influence of the people of pre-historic times, Indian people, Hispanic People, miners, farmers, ranchers and recent times.5Electives10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68652{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T37US GovernmentThis course reviews the basic concepts of United States Government from pre‐revolutionary days to the present time, the functions of national, state, and local governments and their relationships to the citizens of the United States. The responsibilities and obligations of both the citizen and the government to each other are an integral part of this course. The course will combine the historical foundations with analysis of current events. Students will be encouraged to simulate, observe and participate in local government. 5SS - US Government9th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68746{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T41World HistoryWorld History is a chronological, thematic, and comparative study of the world, with an emphasis on 1450 to present. Students will examine themes that span regions and will focus on the interaction of world citizens and ideas from the First Global Age through the 20th Century. Students will be engaged in an in-depth study of some eras and will be asked to complete independent research, apply critical thinking and examine multiple perspectives on world issues. 10SS - World History10th;#11th;#1 yearSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68722{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T60World GeographyWorld Geography provides the skills and tools of spatial analysis to better understand the patterns of people, landscape and natural phenomena of the Earth. Geography, as a spatial perspective, has much more to do with asking inquiry questions and solving problems than it does with rote memorization of isolated facts. The topics of study reflect geography content standards. The topics include tools of geography, cultural geography: population, culture, urbanization, and movement and human-environment interaction. 5SS - World Geography9th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67845{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T74EconomicsCurrent economic issues will serve as a foundation for the application of economic theory in this semester course. Analysis of the United States economic system as it relates to the individual and building financial literacy will be a focus. Specific units will cover microeconomic concepts such as the Law of Supply and Demand, factors of production, and the business cycle. Macroeconomic topics will include money and banking, basic monetary and fiscal policy, international trade and the impact of globalization. Comparative economic systems will also be introduced. Membership in the Student Organization FBLA is an integral part of this program.5Electives11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceBusiness, Marketing & Public AdministrationNo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68473{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T80PsychologyPsychology is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the science of human behavior. This class will present students with a basic view of the field of study and will cover theories of personality, mental, emotional and physical development as they relate to the understanding of behavior. 5Electives11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68539{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T84SociologyThis course examines the science of understanding society and group behavior. Emphasis will be on society’s culture, institutions, and organization. Students will examine values and norms, socialization, social change, social problems and contemporary issues. 5Electives11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANo Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68480{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T98Race Relations in America: The History & Impact of the Atlantic Slave TradeThis one semester course seeks to investigate the history and development of slavery and the process of emancipation in the U.S. The class will study the economic, social, legal, political, and cultural characteristics of American slavery: how slavery originated, was implemented and how people responded legally, economically, socially and artistically through music and art. This class also explores the resistance and emancipation movements from the colonial period to the 21st century human rights movements. Throughout the course the material will be tied to modern day issues of human rights and race relations. 5Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANo