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US Government

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: AC04151
College Concurrent: No
School District: Sheridan County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Cowboy State Virtual Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 10-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Acellus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Acellus
Credits: 0.50
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Jul 01, 2018 - Jun 30, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
The Acellus U.S. Government course presents the history, theory, structure, and mechanics of the United States Government, as well as the responsibilities and impact of its citizens. Course topics include: Foundations of Government, Historical Foundations, Formation of the Constitution, Overview of the Constitution, Checks and Balances, Federalism, Bill of Rights and Amendments, Supreme Court Cases, Political Participation and Political Parties, Process of Elections and Influence of Mass Media, Public Policy and Interest Groups Acellus U.S. Government is A-G Approved through the University of California.
Course Prerequisites:
US History I and US History II
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Course materials and the LMS have been developed with universal design principles in mind.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • No
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course on a daily basis.