04151 Virginia & U.S. Government

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.

Credit Recovery Option

This course is also offered as a credit recovery course.


  • None

Course Texts and Materials

  • All resources are provided within the course.


  • 1 credit

Terms Offered*

  • 04151 Virginia & U.S. Government
    • Full Year
    • Fall Block
    • Spring Block
    • Summer Session
  • 04151 Virginia & U.S. Government—Credit Recovery
    • Summer Session

*See explanation of academic terms offered

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