MLWGS Class of 2028 Orientation News

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
  • International Relations
  • We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
  • Topics in 20th-Century United States History
  • Introduction to Modern Political Theory
  • Eastern/Western World Religions