US/CO Government

In U.S. Government, instructional time should focus on four critical areas: (designing, analyzing and applying a financial plan based on short- and long-term financial goals; (2)analyzing strategic spending, saving, and investment options to achieve the objectives of diversification, liquidity, income, and growth (PFL); (3) researching, formulating positions, and engaging in appropriate civic participation to address local, state, or national issues or policies; and (4) describing purposes, origins, structures and limitations of government and (5) analyzing how public policy--domestic and foreign--is developed at all levels. These concepts and associated skills are aligned with the Colorado Academic Standards for social studies, incorporating 21st century skills and postsecondary and workforce readiness competencies. 

Course Subject
Course Number
SS130A, SS130B
Grade Level
11, 12
Course Duration
Course Credit