Social Studies

Grade Level 1 Level 2
9 N/A Global Studies
 
10 Modern Middle East
Philosophy
World Traveler
Economics
Introduction to Human Behavior
Sports and American Culture
Civics and American Government (Required)
11

UConn/ECE Advanced Placement
   United States History (Required)

Modern Middle East
Philosophy
World Traveler
 

United States History (Required)
Civics & American Government (Required)

Economics
Introduction to Human Behavior
Sports and American Culture
 

12 UConn/ECE Advanced Placement 
   European History
Advanced Placement Macroeconomics
Advanced Placement Psychology
Modern Middle East
Philosophy
World Traveler
Humanities
Economics
Introduction to Human Behavior
Sports and American Culture
Civics & American Government (Required)
 

 

Course required for Graduation

DHHS requires 3.0 credits of Social Studies for graduation.

The placement of courses in this chart is what is typical.  See the flow chart at the end of the social studies section to see all of the options.

In the Social Studies Department, Levels 1 and 2 are defined as follows:
 

Level 1
courses are for those students who have exhibited exceptional skills in history and English, particularly in the areas of composition, historical analysis, and critical thinking and who meet the criteria established by the Social Studies Department.
Level 2
courses are for those students who are prepared to pursue a rigorous social studies program.

Note:

  • The Social Studies Department recommends that students take U.S. History as well as Civics & American Government in their junior year.
  • The Social Studies Department strongly recommends that all students take a social studies course during their senior year.

Social Studies Course: Grade Nine

Social Studies Course Options: Grades Ten, Eleven, And Twelve

Social Studies Courses: Grade Eleven

Social Studies Courses: Grade Twelve

Social Studies Sequence of Courses Grades 5-12

Social studies sequence of courses grades 5-12. Call Guidance 203-245-6360 for ADA Assitance

*In Grade Ten, students may opt to take courses from either level.