Social Studies courses are divided into three main areas. Each area includes courses designed to meet the needs of students with various backgrounds and abilities. In each of these courses certain skills will be stressed, including critical thinking, interpretation of charts, graphs, pictures, maps, cartoons, and statistics relating the past to the present, note taking and outlining, reading comprehension, vocabulary development, understanding cause and effect, and written and oral expressions of ideas. Current technology will also be used to supplement the learning process highlighting the importance of research.
Do you want to know more about government, world economics, business and money? In this course you will learn about these concepts. We will cover a wide range of both macroeconomic and microeconomic theories, including supply and demand, international trade, unemployment, government spending, and taxation.