This honors course covers the fundamentals of government and citizenship and focuses on the major ideas, protections, privileges, structures, and economic systems that affect the life of a citizen in the United States political system.
Course Outline: 
Unit 1: The Origins of American Government
Unit 2: The Rights and Obligations of Citizenship
Unit 3: Civil Society, Diversity, and Liberty
Unit 4: Constitutional Government in the United States
Unit 5: The Supreme Court and the Constitution
Unit 6: Campaigns and Elections
Unit 7: Federalism
Unit 8: The Media and Politics
Unit 9: Political Systems and Democracy in the World