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Business and Social Studies

The Business and Social Studies Department offers courses in World History, United States History, and United States Government at all levels from college preparatory to Honors and Advanced Placement. In addition, a diverse offering of elective courses allows students to become inquisitive, knowledgeable, and empathetic individuals in a classroom setting that encourages students to think like historians and develop important communication skills. Students analyze historical events, judge the implications and consequences, and develop writing skills through extensive research. This Department seeks to create value-driven, globally aware students who are active American citizens in their community, in their country, and abroad.

Social Studies Course Offerings

3 credits required

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  • World History

    Grades 10
    1 Credit
  • US History

    Grade 11
    1 Credit
  • US Government

    Grade 12
    0.5 Credit
  • AP World History

    Grade 10
    1 Credit
  • AP US History

    Grade 11
    1 Credit
  • AP US Government & Politics

    Grade 12
    0.5 Credit

Elective Courses

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  • Sociology

    Grade 9-10
    0.5 Credit
  • Psychology

    Grades 11-12
    0.5 Credit
  • Contemporary Issues & Current Events

    Grades 11-12
    0.5 Credit

Business Course Offerings

1/2 credit required

Required Courses

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  • Consumer Economics

    Grades 11 or 12
    0.5 Credit
  • Consumer Economic Honors

    Grade 12
    0.5 Credit
Students can take consumer economics or economic honors.

Elective Courses

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  • Accounting I

    Grades 9-12
    0.5 Credit
  • Accounting II

    Grades 9-12
    0.5 Credit
  • Entrepreneurship

    Grades 10-12
    0.5 Credit
  • Introduction to Business

    Grades 9-12
    0.5 Credit
Graduation Requirements Required Credits
Social Studies 3 credits
(World History, United States History, United States Government, one semester elective)

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  • Photo of Todd Fisher

    Todd Fisher 

  • Photo of Matthew Bettinazzi

    Matthew Bettinazzi 

  • Photo of Connor Boray

    Connor Boray 

  • Photo of Dean Sprang ('10)

    Dean Sprang ('10) 

  • Photo of Sarah Tardiff

    Sarah Tardiff