social studies

Law Education Course Description:

Length/Credits: 1 semester – 1 credit
Open to: Grades 11, 12
Required Prerequisites: None
Recommended Prerequisites: United States Government or teacher recommendation

Law Education provides an understanding of the American legal system and its basis in the United States Constitution. The course is designed to promote an understanding of society and its system of laws by indicating how citizens may effectively function within the law. Ways of dealing with interpersonal conflict in order to secure constructive change are included, along with the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Case studies, field trips, simulations, and mock trials will be used in this course whenever feasible.

Counts as an elective for all diplomas