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US Government

 

This course provides an opportunity to explore in more detail the political and governing processes, elements of political theories, and governmental structures and functions in the social studies at previous levels. Content includes such topics as the political processes at national, state, and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on concepts of the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. This course is required for graduation.

Grade Placement: 12
Prerequisites: U.S. History

This course is worth 1/2 credit.

Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics

This program gives students a critical perspective on government and politics in the United States. It involves both the study of general concepts used to interpret American politics and the analysis of specific case studies. The course requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that make up the American political reality. Students are prepared for intermediate and advanced college courses by requiring performance equivalent to those of full-year introductory college courses. This course prepares students to take the AP United States Government and Politics exam.

 

Grade Placement: 12
Prerequisites: U.S. History

This course is worth 1/2 credit.

 
 
 

Carlin, Shaundra
Teaches: U.S. Government

Room: 274
Email: 
scarlin@aisd.net
Phone: (687)-867-7021
Visit class website 
here.

Webb, Gary
Teaches: U.S. Government

Room:1111
Email: 
gwebb@aisd.net
Phone: (682)-867-7044
Visit class website
 here.

Wilkinson, Daniel
Teaches: U.S. Government

Room:273
Email: 
dwilkin1@aisd.net
Phone: (682)-867-7065
Visit class website 
here.

Wolff, Robert
Teaches: AP Government,
U.S. Government

Room: 271
Email: 
rwolff@aisd.net
Phone: (682)-867-7044
Visit class website
 here.

 

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