Three years of social studies are required for graduation. The Social Studies department offers courses in American History, Social Studies I, World History, American Government to fulfill this requirement. Sociology and Psychology are also offered by the Social Studies department.
World History is a college preparatory course, while Social Studies, American History and Government are offered as both general and college preparatory courses.
The Social Studies course aims at preparing students for the 10th grade Citizenship test. American History emphasizes the social, political and economical challenges faced by out society. Government gives the students an understanding of the constitutional basis of the federal system of government.