Overall Course Theme

How the American people govern themselves at national, state and local levels of government is the basis for this course. Students can impact issues addressed by local governments through service learning and senior projects.


  1. Civic Involvement
  2. Civic Participation and Skills
  3. Basic Principles of the U.S. Constitution
  4. Structure and Functions of the Federal Government
  5. Role of the People
  6. Ohio’s State and Local Governments
  7. Public Policy
  8. Government and the Economy

State of Ohio’s Model Curriculum

Am Government Model Curricula