Sociology is a social science course which studies societies, their characteristics, and how they influence the behavior of individuals and vice-versa.
- Teacher: @Doug Shaffer
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.
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
This is an elective course that combines the courses on the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and its impact, and on the New Testament and its impact. It is worth 1 credit if both old and new testaments are taken.
- Teacher: @Julie Wooten