Special Education
  • World Geography (1 credit)
    The student will study the home of man with emphasis on various elements of the environment.  Physical and human geographical knowledge, map skills, and reading and research skills will be utilized.

    Prerequisite:  None

  • World Geography Honors (1 credit)
    A more in depth study as in world geography; however, the class will be required to do added research work and the class will move at a faster pace.

    Prerequisite:  Meets Honors Requirements

  • World Geography G/T (1 credit)
    The student will study both physical and cultural geography in an in-depth, accelerated course.  Map skills, reading and research skills will be used to develop independent research projects for both oral and written presentation.

    Prerequisite:  Must be evaluated G/T by the state requirements.

  • World History (1 credit)
    The course will cover the development of early civilizations including Egypt, the Middle East, Rome, and Greece through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Discover, Age of Reason, and the Napoleanic Era will also be included.  In addition, this course will emphasize modern history beginning with the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Empire, the effects of WWI and WWII, the United Nations, power conflicts, and the third-world growth.  Religious, political, social, and economic development will be emphasized.  Research skills will be utilized.

    Prerequisite:  None

  • United States History (1 credit)
    Students will study the rise of “Big Business,” the settling of the “last frontier,” the progressive movement, U.S. expansion overseas, and U.S. involvement in WWI.  In addition, students will study the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, U.S. involvement in WWII, the political and social history of post-war America, and the entrance into the Space Age.  It also includes the Vietnam War and post-Vietnam social and political developments, as well as the U.S. emergence as a superpower and its involvement in international political affairs.

    Prerequisite:  None

  • United States History G/T (1 credit)
    This course will enable students to evaluate the relevancy of contributing factors to the American ethic, judge the progress of our culture through comparison of external standards of excellence and be able to describe orally and in self-selected written projects and oral presentations the causes and results of the interactions of our history with the other elements of our culture. (literature, dance, music, etc.)  These students are expected to do independent investigation of the general American past which will lead them into thorough, individual research of those specifics in which they hold a natural interest.  Each student is expected to have a more complete knowledge of presented subject matter (than those in regular U.S. History class) and a greater and life-long appreciation of our culture and history.  In addition, basic facts of American History will be covered as mandated by the state of Louisiana, but will be covered at a much accelerated pace.

    Prerequisite:  Must be evaluated G/T by the state

  • Free Enterprise (1 credit)
    Students will study economics with emphasis on the free enterprise system.  The course will deal with the purposes of an economic system, the characteristics and goals of the American Free Enterprise system, and the roles of business, labor and the consumer in this system.

    Prerequisite:  Grade 10

  • Free Enterprise G/T (1/2 credit)
    This course is designed to give students an in-depth view of the principles of economics as they apply to the functions of both individual decision-makers and governments in our ever-shrinking global society.  Primary emphasis is on the nature and function of both the product and factor markets and included the role of government in promoting greater economic efficiency and international cooperation.  This course is taught at an accelerated pace.

    Prerequisite:  Must be evaluated G/T by the state

  • Free Enterprise Honors (1/2 credit)
    This course is designed to give students an in-depth view of the principles of economics as they apply to the functions of both individual decision-makers and governments in our ever-shrinking global society.  Primary emphasis is on the nature and function of both the product and factor markets and included the role of government in promoting greater economic efficiency and international cooperation.  This course is taught at an accelerated pace.

    Prerequisite:  Meets honors requirements

  • Civics (1/2 credit)
    A study of the U.S. Constitution with its amendments, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches and their interrelationship, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy will be presented.  Students will be provided opportunities to compare the functions of local, state, and federal governments.

    Prerequisite:  Grade 10

  • Civics G/T (1/2 credit)
    An in-depth study of the U.S. Constitution with its amendments, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches and their interrelationship, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy will be offered.  Through independent and guided research students will be provided with the opportunity to delve further into the intricate relationships of the American governmental system.  Students will be provided opportunities to compare the functions of local, state, and federal governments.  This course is taught at an accelerated pace.

    Prerequisite:  Must be evaluated G/T by the state

  • Civics Honors (1/2 credit)
    An in-depth study of the U.S. Constitution with its amendments, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches and their interrelationship, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy will be offered.  Through independent and guided research students will be provided with the opportunity to delve further into the intricate relationships of the American governmental system.  Students will be provided opportunities to compare the functions of local, state, and federal governments.  This course is taught at an accelerated pace.

    Prerequisite:  Meets honors requirements

  • Psychology (1/2 credit)
    Students will investigate the scientific study of behavior.  Primary focus will be on the individual.  Topics covered will include psychological methods of study, human growth and development, understanding human behavior, the process of thinking, emotions, testing, stress, health, conflicts and adjustments, and social/antisocial behavior and cause.

    Prerequisite:  None

  • Sociology (1/2 credit)
    This course will introduce students to the terminology and methods of sociological research.  Students will gain a better understanding of how man organizes and utilizes social institutions to promote group harmony and survival.  A greater appreciation of cultural differences and group interaction will result.  Issues such as crime, race, sex, aging, and urban growth will be examined.

    Prerequisite:  None

  • Remedial Social Studies
    (May receive 2 remedial credits during high school (this is on all types of remedial classes))

    This social studies course is designed to cover topics that students need to master to pass the GEE 21.

    Prerequisite:  Failure of social studies portion of GEE 21