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Social Studies

Social Studies at Squalicum contributes to developing responsible citizens in a culturally diverse, democratic society within an interdependent world. Social Studies equips learners to make sound judgments and take appropriate actions that will contribute to sustainable development of human society and the physical environment.

 At the high school level, there is an extensive offering of AP courses at every level, including World, U.S. History and American Government. In addition there is a rich selection of elective social studies courses available including; Comparative Religions, AP Psychology, AP Economics, and AP Art History. Based on a rigorous and challenging curriculum and appropriate investigations and reflections within social studies, students develop distinctive skills and a critical awareness of the human condition and emerging spatial patterns and the processes and events that shape them. In addition, social studies courses are designed to challenge students by promoting essential writing, reading, and analytical skills that ensure students not only succeed, but excel in college.

Mrs. Anastasio                    US History site               Civics site

Mr. Bergman

Mr. Dickson

Ms. Ericksen

Mr. Herman

Mr. Giebelhaus                   US History site                Civics site

Mr. Grantham

Mr. Mayers

Mr. Richardson

Mr. Settem

 

Courses

AP (Advanced Placement) HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

U.S. HISTORY

AP (Advanced Placement) U.S. HISTORY

WORLD HISTORY

AP (Advanced Placement) WORLD HISTORY

AP (Advanced Placement) US GOVERNMENT

CIVICS

COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS

PSYCHOLOGY

AP (Advanced Placement) PSYCHOLOGY

AP (Advanced Placement) MACRO/MICRO ECONOMICS

AP (Advanced Placement) ART HISTORY