• World History-13200V

    This required course explores a variety of peoples, events and movements in world history from the 15th century to the present day. Emphasis is on inquiry into the impact of social, political and economic influences on historical events as well as geographic reasoning as it relates to global diversity of environments and cultures.

    Prerequisites:  Sophomore status preferred
    Credits:  1 academic credit

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  • AZ/US History-13300V

    This required course explores a variety of peoples, events, and movements in United States history. Emphasis is on inquiry into the evolution of American democratic principles, changes in society, economic and geographical development, and the emergence of the United States as a global power as well as how Arizona and its diverse cultures and individuals contributed to United States history.

    Prerequisites:  World History
    Credits:  1 academic credit

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  • AZ/American Government-13401V

    This required course emphasizes knowledge of the history, principles and foundations of our republic as well as the role citizens play in the United States' and Arizona's system of government. Using an inquiry approach, students explore how to become active and informed citizens.

    Prerequisites:  AZ/US History
    Credits:  0.5 academic credit

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  • AZ/American Government H-13441V

    This course examines the U.S. Constitution as originally written and interpreted through the years. The study includes the three branches of federal, state and local government, our roles as citizens, and current events. Emphasis is on class discussion, event readings, and essay testing.

    Prerequisites:  AZ/US History
    Credits:  0.5 academic credit

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  • Economics-13400V

    This required course explores how people, institutions and societies chose to use resources to meet their wants and needs. The goal of studying economics is to ensure that students become financially literate individuals who make reasoned judgments about both personal economic questions and broader questions of economic policy.

    Prerequisites:  AZ/US History
    Credits:  0.5 academic credit

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  • Economics H-13440V

    This course emphasizes an inquiry approach to examines the core curriculum at its greatest depth, and includes the additional topic of comparative economic systems. It is ideal preparation for the college-bound student interested in the social sciences and business. It is recommended that students possess highly proficient reading, writing and research skills.

    Prerequisites:  AZ/US History
    Credits:  0.5 academic credit

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  • Psychology-13503V

    Psychology surveys the development of theory and therapy within the discipline. The course is designed to examine human behavior on a personal level and from a theoretical standpoint. An emphasis has been placed on the psychoanalytic, behaviorist, and humanist approaches to growth and behavioral changes.

    Prerequisites:  Junior or Senior status
    Credits:  0.5 elective credit

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  • Sociology-13504V

    This is an introductory survey course designed to examine the ways people interact with one another. Topics will include relationships in groups, family, and society. Vital issues and social problems will also be covered. A discussion and examination of these topics will give the student a better understanding of self and relationships with others.

    Prerequisites:  Junior or Senior status
    Credits:  0.5 elective credit

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