Social Studies

The Social Studies Department offers a wide variety of courses in three main areas: history, social science, and geography.  In order to graduate, students must earn ½ credit in global studies, ½ credit in economics, ½ credit in Civics, ½ credit in an elective, and 1 credit in American history.  All freshmen take a World Cultures course during Fall Semester and Early American History in the spring term.  Starting in 10th Grade, students can choose from a wide variety of courses and the vast majority of students take at least one credit of social studies each year as sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  Juniors must take a one-semester economics course and all seniors take Civics, which is also a semester-length class.  Most students supplement those classes with either semester-length electives or year-long Advanced Placement (AP) courses.


  • Matthew Krogman * Department Chair

  • Daniel Meserve

  • Pamela Moskal

  • Jeffrey Merrill

  • Kate Sintros

  • Robert Woolner


World Cultures 1/2 cr               Early American History 1/2 cr           American History 1 cr

AP US History 1 cr                  Global Issues 1/2 cr                            Western Civilization 1/2 cr

Introduction to Law 1/2 cr       Sociology 1/2 cr                                  Psychology 1/2 cr

AP Psychology 1 cr                  Economics 1/2 cr                                Honors Economics 1/2 cr

AP World History 1 cr         

Please click for the Program of Studies.

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