Instructor: Susan Michelena
Phone: (858) 485-4800
Rancho Bernardo High School, Room #203
This course is based on the California State Curriculum for Civics for the twelfth grade and includes the following topics:
Political Philosophers & the Ideals of the American Revolution Declaration of Independence & US Constitution, Three Branches of Government, Special Interest Groups, Political Parties, Campaigns, Elections, and Voting Behavior, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, State & Local Government
Civics is designed to foster citizen involvement in the American political system through a thorough study of the theory, structure, function, and process of federal, state, and local government. This course fulfills the state requirement for graduation.