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Students in this two semester class will have an in-depth study of the basic principles of American Government, the basic principles of state government, and the role of America in foreign affairs. The course is also designed to meet the state of Missouri "Show Me" Standards in the Social Studies curriculum. These are as follows: Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of: 1. *principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States 2. *continuity and change in the history of Missouri, United States, and the world 3. *principles and processes of governance systems 4. *economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand) 5. *the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment 6. *relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions 7. *the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
This course will examine the process of thinking critically about our world, behavior and its origins, adolescence, sensation, perception, motivation, learning, memory, and even emotions. The course is also designed to meet the state of Missouri "Show Me" Standards in the Social Studies curriculum. These are as follows: Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of: 1. *principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States 2. *continuity and change in the history of Missouri, United States, and the world 3. *principles and processes of governance systems 4. *economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand) 5. *the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment 6. *relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions 7. *the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
This course will focus on the study of human relationships in groups, influences, conformity, diversity, and cultural adaptation in todayís society. The course is also designed to meet the state of Missouri "Show Me" Standards in the Social Studies curriculum. These are as follows: Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of: 1. *principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States 2. *continuity and change in the history of Missouri, United States, and the world 3. *principles and processes of governance systems 4. *economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand) 5. *the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment 6. *relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions 7. *the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
Students in this two semester class will study different aspects of local, state, and federal laws of the criminal justice system. The course is also designed to meet the state of Missouri "Show Me" Standards in the Social Studies curriculum. These are as follows: Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of: 1. *principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States 2. *continuity and change in the history of Missouri, United States, and the world 3. *principles and processes of governance systems 4. *economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand) 5. *the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment 6. *relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions 7. *the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
This course offers students in the 11th and 12th grades a solid foundation, which includes knowledge of geography, history, economics, government, and the culturally diverse. The course is also designed to meet the state of Missouri "Show Me" Standards in the Social Studies curriculum. These are as follows: Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of: 1. *principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States 2. *continuity and change in the history of Missouri, United States, and the world 3. *principles and processes of governance systems 4. *economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand) 5. *the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment 6. *relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions 7. *the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
This course will center on history as told through various types of movies. Students will investigate insights into how history can be re-written through movies. Students will be guided to inspect cause and effect and why some aspects change while others stay the same. Students will learn that one must make their own decisions using the facts and not assumptions. Finally, students will learn that events of the past did not take place in a vacuum, and the retelling of history is also a retelling of the interconnectedness of geography, economics, culture, belief systems, as well as social and political structures. The course is also designed to meet the state of Missouri "Show Me" Standards in the Social Studies curriculum. These are as follows: Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of: 1. *principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States 2. *continuity and change in the history of Missouri, United States, and the world 3. *principles and processes of governance systems 4. economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand) 5. the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment 6. *relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions 7. *the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)
Objectives A. To increase and strengthen the role of students in self government. B. To provide means for student expression. C. To provide an avenue by which the student bodyís suggestions may reach the attention of the administration. D. To create closer cooperation between students and faculty. E. To better the studentís environment.