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COLLEGE WESTERN CIV. MOD-PRESENT - HIS111 (NCAA)

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT

(Purchase of Textbook Required)

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1 LCHS, 3 WITCC

Prerequisite:

Passing grade in College Western Civ. 1

Grade Level:

11, 12

This is a college-level history course, and college-level work will be expected. This course includes the study of

the rise of nation-states in Europe from the Age of Absolutism through the modern era. Students will participate in

discussions, note taking, and will be expected to read the test thoroughly on their own. Students will take multiple-

choice quizzes, complete review questions, and take and essay test over each chapter. The course also requires

the completion of 3 research papers over focused topics.

CURRENT EVENTS

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1

Grade Level:

11, 12

This course is a study of current events at all levels: international, national, regional, and local. Students will be

encouraged to actively participate in the class by bringing current events to class for consideration. Students will

also need to keep up on current events by using various media (internet, newspaper, television, radio). Group and

individual projects will help students to better understand what is going on in today’s global society.

ECONOMICS (NCAA)

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1

Elective/Required:

Required Option

Grade Level:

11, 12

This course will help you to develop an understanding of the American free enterprise system. You will study the

basis of production, labor, the role of the consumer, government involvement, and the U.S. as part of the world

economy. An investment unit is also included.

PSYCHOLOGY 1 (NCAA)

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1

Elective/Required:

Required Option

Grade Level:

11, 12

This elective course will study the mind and behavior of individuals. You will have the opportunity to investigate

and analyze current research from the best investigators in the field. As a class, we will be conducting hands-on

labs to create our own research projects. A series of mini research papers/projects will be required for this

course.

PSYCHOLOGY 2 (NCAA)

Course Length:

1 Semester

Credits:

1

Prerequisite:

Psychology

Grade Level:

11, 12

This continuation of Psychology at the junior/senior level will focus on a more in-depth look at some interesting

topics. Subjects will include consciousness, memory, intelligence, sociocultural influences on psychology,

personality, and abnormal psychology. One research paper will be required. You must be a junior or senior and

have already passed Psychology 1 in order to enroll in this course.