1 semester, 0.5 credit
The class studies local, state, and federal governments through an on-line curriculum developed by DCA. The classroom instructor presents brief introduction to a lesson, students go online and do the reading and writing aspect of the assignment, then the instructor extends the lesson through a lecture-discussion. Included in the course is a study of different forms of government, the U.S. Constitution, the three branches of the Federal Government, the Tennessee and Nashville governments, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. In addition to the classroom experience, all freshmen travel to Washington, D. C., during Winterim to tour our nation’s capital.