In the history/social sciences, students learn how their lives have been and will continue to be affected by domestic and international politics, demographics, economic flux, technological change, and social change. The study of continuity and change in human events is the main focus of the history/social science curriculum. Students will understand and appreciate how ideas, events, and individuals have intersected to produce change over time as well as to recognize the conditions and forces that maintain continuity within human societies.
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION:
There is a three-year requirement for graduation that includes World History, United States History, and Economics/Government.
a. History/Social Science – 2 year required.
A student must earn 20 credits and a grade of "C" or higher in approved history/social science courses. While Economics is needed for meeting high school graduation requirement for Social Sciences, for UC Eligibility, it is included in the "g" requirement.
Social Science/History Courses
For a list of Social Science/History Courses with descriptions please see the Course Selection Guide.
|United States Government||5||12||a||None|
|AP United States Government||5||12||a||B or better in previous history class|
|United States History||10||11||a||None|
|AP United States History||10||11||a||B or better in previous history class|
|American Studies||20 (10 english, 10 social science)||11||a (10 units)
b (10 units)