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Tuition: $165 

2nd Semester (January -May)


Foundations of Government

Civics Defined for Practical Application

Identifying values and principles of civil society

Principles of the US Constitution

Three Constitutional branches of government

Limits and obligations of citizens within a republic

Powers and Procedures of government

Landmark Supreme Court decisions

Campaign issues for elected offices

Media influence on political life

Development of different political systems


Student grade will be determined by the combination of their results from :

  • written tests

  • oral reports

  • online worksheets

  • interactive games

  • essays

  • class participation

  • group projects

Methods of Study & Resources

  • selected readings

  • short Ken Burns’ videos

  • US. Library of Congress

  • US State Department

  • The Smithsonian

  • NC Legislative documents