World Geography (9) l credit
The student surveys the nations of the world inquiring into geographic and
global issues. Development, Population &
Resources, Global Economy, Political Change, Environment Pollution,
and Natural Hazards are just a few of the many
themes examined throughout the course. Mapping skills are also
extensively covered while exploring the regions of the
world. On a weekly basis students will also integrate current events
into classroom discussions of Area Studies.
U.S. History (10) 1 credit
Students will study the history of our nation from exploration to
reconstruction. Major emphasis is placed on Colonial
Period, Revolutionary War, Constitution, and Civil War. Additional
units covered include Native American HIstory and
Wisconsin Government. Emphasis is placed on the development of reading,
research, and mapping skills. On a weekly
basis students integrate current events with events of the past in
studying U.S. History.
U.S. History (11) 1 credit
Students will study the history of our nation from reconstruction
to the present. Major emphasis is placed in
Industrialization, World War I, World War II, Civics, and America's
role in the world today. Continual development of
reading, research, and mapping skills is emphasized along with continual
integration of current events in studying U.S.
World History (11 or 12) 1 credit Elective
This class surveys the history of man from the most primitive times,
through the early civilizations of Greece and Rome, to
the world in the 20th century. Current events, along with
reading and research is an emphasis in this study of World
Social Problems (11 or 12) 1/2 credit Elective
This course deals with human interactions, both as a member
of society and as an individual within society. This semester
uses sociology to study human relationships.
Psychology (11 or 12) 1/2 credit Elective
This course uses the field of psychology to understand one's
self and the reasons for individual behavior within society.
Family Living (11 or 12) 1 credit Elective
The purpose of this course is to promote the development of
satisfying relationships with others built on trust, respect
cooperation and caring. It is intended to help the student
become aware of significant issues that lead to a wise mate
selection, the potential problems that may arise within a
marriage and the economical and practical issues that must be
faced by each individual.