Civics and Economics

  • Students will know the basic roles and responsibilities of citizenship and understand the basic constitutional principles of the United States' democratic republican form of government. They will know the structure and function of government at the national, state and local levels. They will know and understand the role of law in the state and national constitutional systems. They will analyze the relationship between economics and politics as well as the influence of political parties. They will also learn how the United States participates in world affairs. Students will learn components of personal financial literacy (PFL) including financial planning and budgeting, investing, managing debt/credit, and understanding insurance. Students must register for both A and B semesters.