the social studies department presents students with an integrated course of studies to promote global awareness and appreciation of both history and culture. the social studies curriculum combines the content, skills, perspectives, technologies, and tools of inquiry essential for young women to make informed decisions for the public good. the primary purpose of the department is to develop citizens who will assume roles of responsibility in a culturally diverse, democratic society within an interdependent world.
three credits in social studies are required for graduation from regina dominican including one credit in honors world history or world history, one credit in a.p. u.s. history or u.s. history, one-half credit in a.p. u.s. government and politics or government and politics, and one-half credit in an elective.
course offerings in social studies
|world history||level i or ii|
|honors world history||level iii|
|u.s. history||level i or ii|
|ap u.s. history||level iii|
|u.s. government and politics*||level ii|
|ap u.s. government and politics*||level iii|
junior and senior year electives
|contemporary issues*||level ii|
|consumer economics*||level ii|
|ap psychology||level ii|
|american legal studies*||level ii|
* one semester course credit.
for course descriptions and prerequisites, please see the curriculum guide in the main menu.