Monarch Introduction to Careers in Government and Public Administration is a semester-long Career and Technical Education (CTE) elective for students who are interested in seeking a range of positions with government or non-profit agencies. The introductory course in American politics and public administration helps students in grades 9-12 explore a variety of public sector functions, including general government, health administration, foreign service, homeland security, law enforcement, transportation and infrastructure, campaign consulting, and procurement. Purchase of this individual Monarch course grants access to one child for 18 months beginning on the date of activation.
Throughout this semester-long course, students in grades 9-12 study careers in politics and discover how they work together to make our government run. By examining the history and structure of the U.S. government and studying the relationship between local, state, and federal government, students learn about the electoral process, voting, political parties, and the process of making policies.
Students who complete this career course gain a fundamental understanding of U.S. government and public administration. It's recommended that students who choose to take this elective also enroll in Monarch Government and Economics.
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