Length of Course:                         One Semester

    Credit:                                            .5 Credit

    Grade Placement:                         11, 12

    Prerequisite:                                  None

    State Code:                                   04106A000

    State Rigor Level:                         General

    Course description: This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about and discuss various issues and trends in modern American life. Students will be expected to evaluate current events from a historical, political, and social point of view. This class will also focus on the role of the news media as it reports current events to the American public.