Economics is a course required by the state for graduation. This course focuses on the basic principles concerning production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services in the US and a comparison with other types of economic systems found around the world. The role of government, financial institutions, and the consumer in the free enterprise system is investigated. Lessons on personal finance and the economy of Texas are included in the course. It is designed to be completed in one semester.
- Teacher: @Doug Shaffer
Government is a one-semester course that is required by the state of Texas for graduation. In Government, we focus on the principles and beliefs upon which the US was founded, and on the structure, functions, and powers of government at every level. A significant focus is on the US Constitution. Students will also spend time examining the individual's role in the government of this country.
- Teacher: @Jeremy Whitten
In Sociology, an elective Social Science course, students study dynamics and models of individual and group relationships. Topics such as the history and systems of sociology, cultural and social norms, social institutions, and mass communication are addressed in a project based learning format. The course is most appropriate for juniors and seniors.
- Teacher: @Debi Crawford