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AP United States Government and Politics

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CASS86328
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: Yes
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
This course will survey the complex subjects of the United States government and politics. The student will analyze, in some detail, the processes and institutions (both formal and informal) through which the political system functions and policy decisions are made. This analysis will include the constitutional structure of government, participatory politics, the formal institutions of power, the extra constitutional influences on those institutions, public policy, and individual rights and liberties.
Course Prerequisites:
None
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly