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Social Studies

The MLWGS Social Studies curriculum is based on a systematic, critical study of social science. The department provides students with an international perspective so they can fulfill the mission of creating individuals who will “lead, participate, and contribute in a rapidly changing global society.”  Opportunities to develop and expand learning are present not only in the classroom but also through various department-sponsored programs and extracurricular activities.

Courses offered typically include:
Global Studies I & II
United States and Virginia History
AP US History
United States and Virginia Government
AP American Government and Politics
AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP European History
AP Human Geography
AP Psychology
AP Micro/Macroeconomics
The Citizen and the Constitution: We the People
Topics in 20th Century United States History
Introduction to Modern Political Theory
Eastern/Western World Religions