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WORLD GEOGRAPHY SS101
In World Geography, students investigate the major forces that have shaped the world and its people bridging the social and physical sciences by showing the interdependence of environment and human factors. This class provides a practical framework for addressing current regional and global ecological, cultural, and geopolitical issues, as well as the people and their cultures, customs, and traditions.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
WORLD GEOGRAPHY PRE-AP SS102
Pre-AP World Geography presents a broader, more in-depth study of global geographies. Students will be expected to employ higher order thinking skills and complete assignments outside of the classroom. Pre-AP students will be preparing for the AP test.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Pre-Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY SS104
AP Human Geography course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth’s surface. Students learn to employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human socioeconomic organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their research and applications.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
WORLD HISTORY SS201
This course examines the history of the human experience from a global perspective. Our focus will be on the impact of interactions among major societies; change and continuity over time; the impact of technology and demography on people and the environment; systems of social structure and gender structure; cultural and intellectual developments among and within societies; and changes in functions and structures of states. This course prepares students to apply historical perspectives to issues and problems in their own world as they seek to solve them.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
AP WORLD HISTORY SS204
This class includes content of the standard World History course but is adapted so that content is presented in greater depth allowing students to use tools and methods of historians to analyze issues in world history. Students are required to participate in extended reading, writing, and research projects that integrate topics from the social sciences, art, music, literature, and science. Advanced Placement courses are taught and graded at the college level and require a high degree of student commitment. AP students are preparing for the World History AP test. Students must check with colleges to determine transferability of AP test scores.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
UNITED STATES HISTORY SS301
United States History traces the emergence and growth of the United States. The course is organized chronologically, yet it focuses on themes, issues, and questions that have challenged people throughout the century and will continue to be relevant in the future. Students first reexamine new frontiers, new industrial strengths, and new resources of the post-Civil War and Reconstruction period. The course then examines current events during the 20th century. This course is designed to prepare students for the US History STAAR EOC. It covers US History since 1877.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-11
PREREQUISITE: World Geography or World History
AP UNITED STATES HISTORY SS304
This course is designed to provide students with the analytical skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with issues and events in American history. Students will learn to analyze and interpret a variety of historical resources and develop the ability to use documentary materials, maps, pictorial, and graphic evidence of historical events. Students should be able to express themselves with clarity and precision. Advanced Placement courses are taught and graded at the college level and require a high degree of student commitment. AP students are preparing for the US History AP test. Students must check with colleges to determine transferability of AP test scores.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 10-11
PREREQUISITE: World Geography or World History
US HISTORY FALL - ACC DUAL CREDIT SS305A
Credit 3 college hours
A study of the history of the United States to 1877. Students can earn three college hours from ACC with this class. Juniors must take this course along with 1302 -US History II to fulfill high school US History credit for graduation purposes. Seniors may take this course as an elective.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 10-11
PREREQUISITE: Meet ACC admission requirements
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SS305B - US HISTORY SPRING - ACC DUAL CREDIT
US HISTORY SPRING - ACC DUAL CREDIT SS305B
Credit 3 college hours
A study of the history of the United States to 1877. Students can earn three college hours from ACC with this class. Juniors must take this course along with 1302 -US History II to fulfill high school US History credit for graduation purposes. Seniors may take this course as an elective.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SS305A - US HISTORY FALL - ACC DUAL CREDIT
PERSONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY SS741
Personal Financial Literacy is designed to be an interactive and research-based course. The course will teach students to apply critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze decisions involving earning and spending, saving and investing, credit and borrowing, insuring and protecting, and college and postsecondary education and training.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SS401
United States Government is the culmination of the civic literacy strand, which prepares students to vote, to apply the responsibilities of citizenship, and to participate in community civic affairs. Students use prior knowledge as a basis to delve deeper into the complexities of American governmental institutions. The Constitution and the Bill of Rights provide the framework for the major themes: popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, Checks and Balances, Judicial Review and Federalism.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: World Geography or World History and US History
U.S. GOVERNMENT – ACC DUAL CREDIT GOVT 2305 SS405M
This course is an introduction to U. S. national government. The student will learn the framework for the constitution, politics, processes, institutions, and policies of U.S. government. Students can earn three college hours from ACC with this class. Students must take this course along with Microeconomics to fulfill high school graduation credit.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Meet ACC admission requirements
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SS504M - ECONOMICS AP - PAIRED WITH ACC
ECONOMICS with emphasis on Free Enterprise System SS501
Economics focuses on the persuasive impact of economics on the lives of people. The course is designed so students can master the basic macro-economic concepts, tools of analysis, and the language of the discipline. Acquiring competencies and knowledge of practical economic concepts is stressed so students can learn to make informed, rational, and effective economic decisions as participants in a capitalist economy. Examining how the various components and sectors of the economy interact in the real world is studied as students analyze economic decision making by consumers, producers and government.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: World Geography or World History, and U. S. History
AP MICROECONOMICS SS504
The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to both consumers and producers as decision makers within the larger economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets and includes the study of factory markets. Furthermore, the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy is investigated. Advanced Placement courses are taught and graded at the college level and require a high degree of student commitment. AP students are preparing for the AP Microeconomics test. Students must check with colleges to determine transferability of AP test scores.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
ECONOMICS AP - PAIRED WITH ACC SS504M
The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to both consumers and producers as decision makers within the larger economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets and includes the study of factory markets. Furthermore, the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy is investigated. Advanced Placement courses are taught and graded at the college level and require a high degree of student commitment. AP students are preparing for the AP Microeconomics test. Students must check with colleges to determine transferability of AP test scores.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SS405M - U.S. GOVERNMENT – ACC DUAL CREDIT GOVT 2305
PSYCHOLOGY SS701
This course is a general overview of the nature of Psychology and a study of the physiological basis of behavior and psychological processes. It is an introduction to personality development, perception, emotion, and mental health.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: English I and English II