Citizenship & Civics
Citizenship and Civics is an overview of citizenship roles and responsibilities designed to help students become independent thinkers and conscientious citizens. This course deals with political trends and behavior which citizens consider to be relevant to the most pressing issues of the day. This comprehensive Citizenship & Civics curriculum is research-based and provides students with experiences that will develop attitudes of citizenship within a democratic society.
Ethnic Studies provides opportunities to broaden students’ perspectives concerning lifestyles and cultural patterns of ethnic groups in the United States. This course will either focus on a particular ethnic group or groups, or use a comparative approach to the study of patterns of cultural development, immigration, and assimilation, as well as the contributions of specific ethnic or cultural groups. The course may also include analysis of the political impact of ethnic diversity in the United States. This comprehensive Ethnic Studies curriculum is research-based and provides an extensive focus on African American history and culture, with an emphasis on the African Diaspora, Afro Caribbean history and culture, identity and stereotypes, and analyzing a movement.