Sign In

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS - SOCIAL SCIENCES (HSSOC)

High School Subjects: Social Sciences 215
Introduction to Economics
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Introduces the basic concepts of eco­nomics. Explores the basic questions of every economic system. Examines money, the role of consumers, workers, businesses, and governments.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 216
World Cultures 1A
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides an overview of the historical and cultural evolution of various re­gions with an emphasis on the nature of emerging leadership and contem­porary challenges. Geography, history, social organizations, religion, economic life, political trends, and global rela­tions and influences represent critical elements of study. Regions of study include Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 217
World Cultures 1B
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides an overview of the histori­cal and cultural evolution of various regions. Geography, history, social or­ganizations, religion, economic life, po­litical trends, and global relations and influences represent critical elements of study. Regions of study include Southeast Asia, China/Japan/Korea, India, and Russia and the Independent States.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 218
U.S. History 1: Colonization to Industrialization
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Surveys events, movements, and per­sonalities in United States history from the colonial period through recon­struction, westward expansion, and industrialization. Includes immigration, plight of Native and African Americans, reform movements, and geographical influences in the history of the United States.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 219
U.S. History 2: The Shaping of Modern America
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: High School Subjects: Social Sciences 218.
Examines United States history from the beginning of industrialization to present. Emphasizes the emergence of America on the international, econom­ic, geographical, social, and political scene.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 222
Government 1: United States Federal Government and Politics
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Examines the development of the fed­eral government from colonial times, the structure of the contemporary gov­ernment, and the economic, social, and political influence on America citizens and their civic duties and responsibili­ties.
 
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 223
Government 2: California State/Local Government
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Examines the diversity of California’s geography, economy, and population, as well as knowledge of California’s history, and constitutional develop­ment. Explores voters’ roles in state and local politics.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 224
World Geography 1A
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides a basic foundation for un­derstanding physical geography and the cultural and economic variables in relationship with the earth and its his­tory. Introduces North America, Latin America, Europe, and Russia. Includes geography skills such as map reading, interpretation of graphs and diagrams, and map identification.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 225
World Geography 1B
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides an overview of certain areas of the world in terms of their physi­cal, cultural, historical, and economic geography. Introduces North Africa, the Middle East, Africa south of the Sa­hara, the Asian Region, and the Pacific Region. Includes geography skills such as map reading, interpreting graphs, and analyzing data from a chart.
High School Subjects: Social Sciences 229
Modern World History
Credit(s): 5.0 | Class Hours: 72 Lecture total | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Relates the human story by review­ing perspectives on specific historical events in the context of broader world views. The historical time frame begins with the 14th century Italian Renais­sance and addresses present concepts including modern industrialization and globalization.