SOCIAL STUDIES 11 CREDIT COURSES
Social Studies 11 Regents - United States History and Government: 1 Credit, MHS
This course is required for juniors to meet the requirement of 11th grade U.S. History and Government credit. The course is organized chronologically and emphasizes the development of the United States from the settlement of North America to its development as a global power. Additionally, constitutional and international issues are explored. Students are required to take the U.S. History and Government Regents at the conclusion of this course. Taking, and passing, a history Regents examination is a requirement for graduation.
Social Studies 11 AP - United States History: 1 Credit, MHS
This is an advanced level course in American History that meets the requirement for 11th grade U.S. History and Government. AP United States History is a rigorous college level course in which college textbooks and supplementary readings are used. Students are introduced to historical research and independent study. Essay work in this course will stress clarity of thought and expression and the ability to corroborate opinion with historical fact. Students are encouraged to read critically and analytically from various interpretations of United States History as they apply historical thinking skills when evaluating historical concepts and content. Students will be required to take the AP U.S. History Exam in May and the U.S. History and Government Regents examination in June. A summer project will be completed by all students scheduled for Grade 11 AP U.S. History.