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Social Studies

Social Studies supports the mission of Airline High School to prepare all students for life-long success. These courses move students toward an understanding of our increasingly diverse and complicated society. The goal is to inform students of humanity's shared values and unique differences in order to produce tolerant and well-informed citizens. The social studies curriculum incorporates state and national standards and recent scholarship in the social sciences. Airline High School students will recognize and appreciate the "human experience" that is central to all people.

Contact Daniel Baskin  Daniel Baskin (318) 549-5141 Social Studies / History Bowl
Contact Eva Burley  Eva Burley (318) 549-7229 Social Studies/PE
Contact Amanda Byrd  Amanda Byrd (318) 549-7297 Social Studies / Model UN
Contact Ronnie Coker  Ronnie Coker (318) 549-7267 Social Studies/, Athletic Director
Contact Chase Cox  Chase Cox (318) 549-7169 Social Studies / Coach
Contact Schirra Fields  Schirra Fields (318) 549-5164 Social Studies/Coach / #100
Contact Eric Flowers  Eric Flowers (318) 549-5152 Social Studies / Coach
Contact Brian Johnston  Brian Johnston (318) 549-5157 Social Studeis
Contact Kevin Jones  Kevin Jones (318) 549-7166 Social Studies
Contact Ed McFatter  Ed McFatter (318) 549-5150 Social Studies / Coach
Contact Dana Nechvatal  Dana Nechvatal (318) 549-7163 Social Studies
Contact Kelli Rehak  Kelli Rehak (318) 549-7226 Social Studies
Contact Lindsay Thurman  Lindsay Thurman (318) 549-7164 Social Studies
Contact Frank Wade  Frank Wade (318) 549-7165 Social Studies / Coach
Contact Jeremy Wilburn  Jeremy Wilburn (318) 549-7167 Social Studies

American History - 1 credit

American History is a survey of the United States from the age of industrialization to the present with an emphasis on recent history. Students analyze events within historical content and examine information contained in graphic materials such as maps, graphs, charts, and cartoons. (Prerequisite: None)

American History Honors - 1 credit

This course includes all course work in American History. Additional projects emphasize a critical analysis of historical evidence. (Prerequisite: Honors criteria)

Civics - 1/2 credit

Civics emphasizes the responsibilities of a citizen in a democratic society and the basic attitudes and understanding necessary for citizenship. Topics include the Constitution, the three levels of government, current events, politics, elections, the judicial system, and state and local government. (Prerequisite: None)

Free Enterprise - 1/2 credit

Free Enterprise is a study of the economic system of the United States.  It emphasizes the development of the economy, the role citizens play as consumers and producers, and the relationship between personal economic decisions and the total economy. (Prerequisite: None)

Psychology/Sociology - 1 credit

Psychology is a study of basic fundamentals and principals associated with human behaviors. (Prerequisite: None)

World Geography - 1 credit

World Geography includes the study of the relationships between the earth’s people and their physical environments. The course includes geography, map skills, and the physical and cultural features of the different world regions. United States geography is emphasized. (Prerequisite: None)