Sample Course Sequences – Social Studies

The sample course sequence can be used as a guide to assist students in planning their course of study during their school career. When choosing course selections, students should take into consideration their Individualized Career and Academic Plan and the Secondary and Post-Secondary Career Cluster Pathway.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

GRADE 6

GRADE 7

GRADE 8

U.S. History I

U.S. History II

Civics and Economics

U.S. History I Honors

U.S. History II Honors

Civics and Economics Honors

HIGH SCHOOL

SAMPLE

GRADE 9

GRADE 10

GRADE 11

GRADE 12

1

World History and Geography Part I

World History and Geography Part II

Virginia and U.S. History

Virginia and U.S. Government

2

World History and Geography Part I

Honors World History and Geography Part II

Social Justice (elective)

Honors Virginia and U.S. History

 

3

World History and Geography Part I

Honors World History and Geography Part II

Sociology (elective)

Psychology (elective)

Honors Virginia and U.S. History

Dual Enrollment College U.S. History

AP Psychology (elective)

Virginia and U.S. Government

Honors Virginia and U.S. Government - We the People

AP United States Government and Politics

4

Honors World History and Geography Part I

Honors World History and Geography Part II

Global Majority Studies (elective)

AP Psychology (elective)

Honors Virginia and U.S. History

Dual Enrollment College U.S. History

AP United States History

Social Justice (elective)

Honors Virginia and U.S. Government - We the People

AP United States Government and Politics

AP Comparative Government and Politics

5

AP Human Geography

AP World History: Modern

Honors Virginia and U.S. History

Dual Enrollment College U.S. History

AP United States History

AP United States Government and Politics

AP Comparative Government and Politics

Social Justice (elective)

6

AP Human Geography

AP World History: Modern

AP United States History

AP European History (elective)

Honors Virginia and U.S. Government - We the People

AP European History (elective)

AP Psychology (elective)

7

World History and Geography Part I

Honors World History and Geography Part II

Honors Virginia and U.S. History

Sociology (elective)

Psychology (elective)

AP United States Government and Politics

AP Macroeconomics &
AP Microeconomics (elective)