Students are required to complete three years of Social Studies for graduation. These required courses also encompass the two-year History requirement (Subject Area A) for UC/CSU college eligibility.
- 9th Grade: Ethnic Studies (one semester) and Human Geography (one semester)
- This is an elective course and is not required for graduation.
- 10th Grade: World History or AP European History (comparison chart)
- 11th Grade: US History or US History through Media or AP US History
- 12th Grade: Government & Economics or AP Government & Honors Economics or Global Perspectives in Government & Economics
- Each government course is one semester
- Each economics course is one semester