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Social Studies

Students are required to complete three years of Social Studies for graduation. These required courses also encompass the UC/CSU college eligibility requirements. Students choose between options each year:

•  9th Grade: Ethnic Studies and Human Geography (semester-long courses)
•  10th Grade: World History or AP European History (comparison chart)
•  11th Grade: US History or AP US History
•  12th Grade: Government and Economics or AP Government and Honors Economics  (semester-long courses)

Social Studies Course Descriptions & Sequence Chart

Ethnic Studies