This course is designed for students interested in the field of communication and publishing. Students will produce the yearbook mastering skills of layout and design, interviewing, proofreading, and writing. Students may only apply for journalism as a junior or senior and must go through the selection process during the spring registration period.
Students will use inquiry skills to examine the issues that impact the contemporary world. Included in the course will be analysis of the historical, cultural, economic, and geographic factors that have raised certain issues to levels of concern in our nation and around the globe. Students will engage in research and problem solving in order to better understand and assess significant current issues.
Dual Credit Introduction to Sociology
Topics covered in this course include: Origins of Sociology; Theoretical Perspectives and Scientific Research; Culture; Groups; Socialization; Deviance and Social Control; Economic Stratification; Race and Ethnicity 9. Sex and Gender 10. Marriage and Family; Education; Religion; Politics and the Economy; Globalization and Social Change; Demography.
The design of this course is to teach students skills, techniques and concepts necessary to improve standardized test scores. Anyone planning to attend college or university should consider taking this course
Driver Education is designed to meet state requirements for classroom curriculum and in-car driving experience and to provide skills and knowledge related to the safe and proper operation of an automobile. The course makes student drivers aware of their responsibilities to society in the area of traffic safety, instills respect for traffic laws and law enforcement officers, and helps students develop the proper attitudes necessary for safe driving. It helps students adopt a strategy for driving that will become the basis for a lifetime of competent driving. Must have a valid driving permit.