Political Science Economics

In the first semester, students will begin by examining the concept of worldview and its influence on individuals and society as a whole. Next students examine the different forms of government found in the world today. Students will move next to the formation of the American government and the influences that helped to shape our nation. This will involve the study of the Constitution and the branches of government as well as aspects of the American political system such as political parties, interest groups, and the media.

In the second semester, students will be introduced to economics, which includes economic systems, supply and demand, prices and markets, business and labor, personal finance, the impact of government on the economy, fiscal and monetary policy, the Federal Reserve System, and international economics.

Course required by CCA to be taken at CCA. Student may not take an online course or college course to replace this class.