AP U.S. GOVERNMENT
SGF410 (Take w/ SXS203 MODERN ECONOMICS)
(a-g) / Graduation Requirement
Grade Level: 12
Grade Level Restrictions: 12th grade only
Prerequisites: CST – Proficient / Pass English II & US History with “B” or better / Pass AP English Language and AP/Honors US History with a “C” or better / Teacher Recommendation
(Satisfies the Social Science Graduation Requirement and the UC/CSU Elective “a-g” requirements)
This semester course is a study of the basic beliefs and ideals which underlie American democracy; the historical roots; and how it’s legal, governmental, and economic institutions affect public policy at the local, state, national, and international levels. Special emphasis is given to preparing the student for the College Board’s Advanced Placement Test in American Government.