Electives

Law and Justice

Students have the opportunity to be judges, attorneys, witnesses and jury members as they explore the civil and criminal court systems in the United States. Landmark court decisions from the past and cases in the news are discussed and debated. Mock trials, films, research and other activities make the law come alive.

 

Economics

Where does money come from and where does it go? This introduction to basic economics explains some of the main ideas of the United States economy and examines different economic periods in American history. Tracking the stock market, learning how to develop a budget, and understanding different types of investments are some of the topics of this class.