Social Sciences and Humanities Courses

American Government, Principles of Economics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microconomics, Psychology, Sociology and U.S. History.

American Government is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The course provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American Government and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them.

LEVEL: SECONDARY & HIGHER ED

Principles of Economics is designed for a two-semester principles of economics sequence. It has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most introductory courses. At the same time, it includes a number of innovative features designed to enhance student learning. The course covers the breadth of economics topics and also provides the necessary depth to ensure that it is manageable for instructors and students alike. And to make it more applied, many current topics have been incorporated. Instructors can use each microlearning topic in order, or choose the ones that suit the approach that works best in their classroom.

LEVEL: SECONDARY & HIGHER ED

Principles of Macroeconomics has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most introductory macroeconomics courses. At the same time, it includes a number of innovative features designed to enhance student learning. The course covers the breadth of economics topics and also provides the necessary depth to ensure that it is manageable for instructors and students alike. And to make it more applied, many current topics have been incorporated. Instructors can use each microlearning topic in order, or choose the ones that suit the approach that works best in their classroom.

LEVEL: SECONDARY & HIGHER ED


Principles of Microeconomics has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most introductory microeconomics courses. At the same time, it includes a number of innovative features designed to enhance student learning. The course covers the breadth of economics topics and also provides the necessary depth to ensure that it is manageable for instructors and students alike. And to make it more applied, many current topics have been incorporated. Instructors can use each microlearning topic in order, or choose the ones that suit the approach that works best in their classroom.

LEVEL: SECONDARY & HIGHER ED

Psychology is designed to meet the scope and sequence for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. This course provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of psychology and understand how those concepts apply to their lives. The authors strive to make psychology, as a discipline, interesting and accessible to students. A comprehensive coverage of core concepts is grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research, including coverage of the DSM-5 in discussions of psychological disorders. The course incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.

LEVEL: SECONDARY & HIGHER ED


Introduction to Sociology is intended for a one-semester introductory course and adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical introductory sociology course. In addition to comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories we have incorporated section reviews with engaging questions, discussions that help students apply the sociological imagination, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. Although each microlearning topic can be rearranged to suit your needs, the course is organized so that topics are introduced conceptually, with relevant, everyday experiences.

LEVEL: SECONDARY & HIGHER ED

U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The course provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience). U.S. History covers key forces that form the American experience, with particular attention to issues of race, class, and gender.

LEVEL: PRIMARY, SECONDARY & HIGHER ED