Designed for those students who meet the general criteria for the gifted and the requirements
established by the Social Studies Department. Successful completion of this
class will satisfy the state mandated government requirement. The course is designed to
provide the student with a basic knowledge of the purpose, structure and operation of
the national and state governmental systems. Emphasis will be placed on individual
research, group activities, and simulation activities. In addition, there will be considerable
out-of-class work. Note: Concurrent enrollment with Legal Studies required.
Prerequisites: Honors or AP American/Arizona History and/or Teacher/Department Chair approval