2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

SOC2023 Government Politics US AP

0.5 credit per semester

This college-level course is a survey of the structure and function of American government and politics that begins with an analysis of the Constitution, the foundation of the American political system. Students study the three branches of government, administrative agencies that support each branch, the role of political behavior in the democratic process, and the workings of political parties and interest groups.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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