Social Studies

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

UConn/ECE Advanced Placement
   United States History (Required)

African American/Black and Puerto  
   Rican/Latino Studies
Modern Middle East
Philosophy
Economics
 

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

Introduction to Human Behavior
Sports and American Culture
World Traveler
 

12 UConn/ECE Advanced Placement 
   European History
Advanced Placement Macroeconomics
Advanced Placement Psychology
African American/Black and Puerto  
   Rican/Latino Studies
Modern Middle East
Philosophy
Economics
Humanities

Civics & American Government (Required)

Introduction to Human Behavior
Sports and American Culture
World Traveler

 

 

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

All students are required to take either United States History or AP U.S. History.

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.