Social Studies

  • Don Pankuch, Department Chairperson – MVHS
  • Tom McManamen, Department Chairperson – NVHS
  • Adam Dyche, Department Chairperson – WVHS

Responsible participatory citizenship in our democratic republic is the major goal of the Social Studies program. The basic course offerings should enable the student to develop the necessary skills and understandings to achieve this goal. Students who successfully complete Social Studies AP courses and their respective AP examinations may receive college credit and/or higher placement in college.

Social Studies Course Listings

COURSES THAT SATISFY THE S.S. GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Course# Title Level prerequisite and/or recommended course work includes
SOCS1005 World Geography Yr. 9 None
SOCS1006H Honors World History Yr. 9 None
SOCS1006A AP World History Yr. 9-12 None
SOCS1007A AP Human Geography Yr. 9-12 None
ENGL2022B American Society (Block with English 2) Yr. 10 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS2019 U.S.  History Yr. 10-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS2008C Online U.S. History Yr. 10-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS3011A AP U.S. History Yr. 10-12 Grade 10 – Successful completion of an AP History Course

Grade11/12 – A Freshman Social Studies Course

SOCS4000 Government Sem. 12 An American History Course
SOCS4000BL Blended Government Sem. 12
An American History Course
SOCS4000C Online American Government Sem. 12 An American History Course
SOCS3014A AP Government and Politics Yr. 11-12 An American History Course

ELECTIVE COURSES

Course# Title Level prerequisite and/or recommended course work includes
SOCS3015A AP European History Yr. 10-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS2010 Military History Sem. 10-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS2009 U.S. Geography Sem. 10-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS3016 Sociology Sem. 11-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS3012 Psychology Sem. 11-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS3012C Online Psychology Sem. 11-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course
SOCS3017A AP Psychology Yr. 11-12 A Freshman Social Studies Course