CVHS Course Catalog (A-Z)

American Problems (Current Issues)

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V6391
  • Q2 - V6402
  • Q3 - V6413
  • Q4 - V6424
USOE Course Code:
  •  9060000030
Description:

Students will become aware of the challenges faced by social groups, as well as learn about the complex relationship among societies, governments and the individual.  Each unit is focused on a particular area of concern, often within a global context.  Possible solutions at both the structural level as well as that of the individual will be examined.  Students will not only learn more about how social problems affect them personally, but begin to develop the skills necessary to help make a difference in their own lives and communities, not to mention globally.

Credits:  .50/1.0

Modern Mathematics

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V5231
  • Q2 - V5242
  • Q3 - V5253
  • Q4 - V5264
USOE Course Code:
  •  7070000080
Description:

This course reinforces existing algebra and geometry skills and explores concepts students will need to master in order to further their study of mathematics. Prerequisites: Secondary Math I.

Credits: 1.0

Political Science I - Criminal Investigation

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V6431
  • Q2 - V6442
USOE Course Code:
  •  9060000100
Description:

Students examine the process of identifying and arresting criminal suspects, laws, types of crimes and offenses, and preparing for court.  They study the history of criminal investigation and explore the relationship between investigation and the courtroom process by examining case law.

Credits:  .50

Political Science II – Introduction to Legal Studies

CSD Course Code:
  • Q3 - V6453
  • Q4 - V6464
USOE Course Code:
  •  9060000100
Description:

Society has laws that its citizens must follow.  From traffic laws to regulations on how government operates, laws help provide order and structure.  Our lives are guided and regulated by our society’s legal expectations.  Consumer laws help protect us from faulty goods; criminal laws help protect society from those who harm others; and family law handles issues that arise in areas such as divorce and child custody.  This course focuses on the creation and application of laws in various areas of society.  By understanding our court system and how laws are carried out, we become more informed and responsible citizens in our communities and nation.

Credits:  .50

Study Skills

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V0221
  • Q2 - V0232
USOE Course Code:
  •  25020000010
Description:

In this course, students learn and apply social and academic skills and strategies.  This class may cover the following areas:  Organization, time management, reading strategies, test taking, study strategies, note taking, academic tracking communication and goal setting, learning and interest assessments.

Credits: .50