Social Studies Department
Social Studies courses are designed to help students understand the past, interpret the present, and prepare for the future. All students are required to take Global Studies in grades 9 and 10, United States History or AP United States History in grade 11. In addition to the required courses, all students elect to take a variety of elective courses noted below. Courses offering one (1) unit of credit meet every other day for a year or daily for a semester; those offering a half (½) unit of credit meet daily for a quarter. Three and a half (3½) credits in social studies are required of all students.