04151 Virginia & U.S. Government

History & Social StudiesHigh School (9–12)Credit Recovery Option

Virginia & U.S. Government is designed to introduce students to the concepts of government and politics in both the United States and Virginia. As such, it considers foundational elements of the American system: the Constitution and its origins; the party system and related political behaviors and ideologies; various institutions related to government; conceptual origins of rights and liberties and the development of the Bill of Rights; and the role of government, from the federal to the state and local level.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Virginia & U.S. Government.



Course Texts and Materials

All required resources are included within the course.

Terms Offered

  • Fall Block
  • Full Year
  • Spring Block
  • Summer Session Cohort 1
  • Summer Session Cohort 2
  • Summer Session Cohort 2 (Credit Recovery)


  • 1 Credit