Summer 2021 Online U.S. Politics and Government
The Constitution and the debates of the Founding era, the political behavior of the American public as channeled through various means, and America’s political institutions. The goal is to help students gain a broader and deeper understanding of the forces that shape American government, so that he or she may be a more discerning analyst of the system and a more informed participant in it. The U.S. Politics and Government- A 3 credit college course and one high school credit that may be equivalent to the NYC DOE U.S. History and Government course (check with your high school).
Eligible Students must have the following:
A minimum major course average of 80
A minimum score of 75 or higher on the English Language Arts OR U.S. History Regents exam
Alternatives to NYS Regents:
PSAT OR SAT with a 480 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (E-BRW) component
ACT overall 20 or higher
80 overall average in English
*Applicants without exam scores must have an overall 80 GPA in English, in addition to an overall 80 GPA on the official transcript.