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Social Studies

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Browse our complete Social Studies course catalog below to find instructor bios, course descriptions, class schedules, and book lists.

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iCitizen Live

iCitizen Live (Government)

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017–DEC 15, 2017

HSLDA Online Academy teamed up with HSLDA's 
Generation Joshua to bring you iCitizen Live, an interactive, teacher-led civics course designed to prepare your highschooler, or advanced 8th grader, to be an informed and engaged American Citizen.

Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017DEC 15, 2017

In Constitutional Law by Michael Farris, students learn about the foundations of the U.S. Constitution as well as study pivotal Supreme Court decisions affecting religious freedom, abortion, free speech, and judicial review.

AP U.S. History

U.S. History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017–APR 27, 2018

AP® United States History examines the history of America from the pre-Columbian period to the present. The course challenges students to analyze political, social, cultural, and economic developments and to consider issues in U.S. history from a Christian worldview.

European History

European History (Western Civ.)

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017–APR 27, 2018

AP® European History introduces students to modern European history (1450 A.D. to present) and also challenges them to evaluate the people, events, and ideas of western civilization from a biblical worldview.

AP World History

World History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017–APR 27, 2018

In AP® World History, students expand their knowledge of the people, events, and ideas that have shaped our world, and consider them from a biblical perspective. Students don’t just memorize facts—they also develop thinking skills and practice historical analysis.

AP U.S. Government and Politics

U.S. Government and Politics

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017–APR 27, 2018

In AP® U.S. Government and Politics, students learn about the origins of the American political system, citizens’ rights and liberties, the three branches of government, parties and elections, policymaking, and how a biblical worldview shapes our understanding of governance and political life.

Microeconomics

Microeconomics

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 28, 2017–DEC 15, 2017

AP® Microeconomics introduces students to core economic concepts and teaches them to analyze market behavior. Topics include scarcity, supply and demand, competition,  profit, income inequality, the role of government, and a biblical perspective on economic decision making. 

AP Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   JAN 8, 2018–APR 27, 2018

AP® Macroeconomics introduces students to the operations of the economy on a national and global scale. Topics include economic growth, inflation, unemployment, the financial sector, international trade, economic policy, and a biblical perspective on economic principles and practices.

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Please note: Each HSLDA Online Academy AP® course is authorized to use the AP® designation by the College Board’s AP® Course Audit before it is taught to students.