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Course level: Continuing Teacher Education
This course provides an overview of Arizona history from its preterritorial days to the present. Participants examine the original intent and current influence of the Arizona Constitution and the constitutional issues impacting Arizona. County government and municipalities, including the organization and funding of schools, are also addressed. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
Arizona History; Arizona Constitution, Part I
- Describe Arizona’s major geographical features and historical periods.
- Analyze the factors that shaped Arizona’s Constitution.
Arizona Constitution, Part II; Current and Future Arizona
- Explain the functions of Arizona’s legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
- Describe Arizona’s county governments and municipalities.
- Describe challenges Arizona faces in the 21st century.